offering* - something offered to a person for his acceptance, esp. as a tribute of honour or esteem; a present, a gift.
blood orange* - a variety of orange having the pulp streaked with red
candid - spendid, illustrious; white (obs.)
Zucker (d) - sugar
in present* - in, into the place itself, on or to the very spot
bloo = blo (obs.) - blackish-blue blow
prurient - given to the indulgence of lewd ideas; impure-minded; characterized by lasciviousness of thought or mind purest
polygamous* - practising or addicted to polygamy
pecuniary - of, belonging to, or having relation to money; peculiarity - singularity, uncommonness, oddity; also, an instance of this, an odd trait or characteristic.
aliment* - the fact of ailing; bodily or mental indisposition; disorder, sickness
spectacularly - in a spectacular fashion; after the manner of a spectacle
gale - a periodical payment of rent, the amount paid periodically; Hence, gale day
souffrante - Of women: delicate, indisposed or ill; prone to anxiety or depression suffered
tort - physical injury or pain; torment
colossal* - immense, tremendous, exceptionally great; hence, magnificent, stupendous.
romantic* - a romantic person; esp. an adherent of romanticism in literature; a romanticist.
wert - arhaic of be worth
bronze - impudence, unblushingness
to walk in one's sleep - to walk about or perform other actions as a somnambulist
immenseness* - the quality of being immense; immeasurableness, infinity; vastness, hugeness.
sett = set
ear-hole* - the aperture of the ear; dial. used for the ear itself
classically - in a classical manner; in classical style or after classical models
naught - nothing, nought (now arch.); wickedness, evil, moral wrong, mischief (obs.) not
lighting - kindling, ignition
shaft - a beam or ray (of light, etc.), a streak of lightning, etc. Chiefly poet.
smoke* - used for, or promoting, the escape of smoke, as smokepipe
cupric - rel. to copper
tress - a plait or braid of the hair of the head, usually of a woman
foamwhite* - white as foam
feminine* - she that is, or they that are feminine; woman
amber - of the colour and clearness of amber, of a clear yellowish brown
aas = ace (obs.); Aas (d) - carrion; house doctor
mish - colloq. abbrev. of missionary
Saint Mary* - Virgin Mary
Kampf (d) - battle captain
dolomite - a native double carbonate of lime and magnesia, occurring crystalline, and in granular masses, white or coloured; a rock consisting essentially of this mineral.
fan - to blow gently and refreshingly upon, as if driven by a fan
breeze* - a gentle or light wind
sycamore* - a species of fig-tree, Ficus Sycomorus, common in Egypt, Syria, and other countries, and having leaves somewhat resembling those of the mulberry.
ignominy* - dishonour, disgrace, shame; infamy; agnomen - a 'to-name' or additional name subsequently acquired.
prima - first; primesign - to mark (a person) with the sign of the cross before baptism; signation - the action of signing with the cross, or of marking with a seal.
benighted - overtaken by the darkness of the night; involved in intellectual or moral darkness.
queendom - the country ruled over by a queen
aidant - helping, assisting, helpful; a helper, assistant (rare.)
Loch Ness* - the name of a loch in Scotland used attrib. of a water-monster alleged to exist in its waters.
forsink* - to be submerged
amalgamate* - to unite together (classes, races, societies, ideas, etc.) so as to form a homogeneous or harmonious whole.
rheumatism* - a disease of which inflammation and pain of the joints are prominent features.
Tommy Atkins* - familiar form of Thomas Atkins, as a name for the typical private soldier in the British army.
Kurd - one of a pastoral and agricultural people of Aryan stock, found in northern Iran and Iraq and eastern Turkey.
Copt - a native Egyptian Christian belonging to the Jacobite sect of Monophysites.
Berber - a name given by the Arabs to the aboriginal people west and south of Egypt.
Bedawee* = Bedouin - an Arab of the desert
beget* - to procreate, to generate: usually said of the father, but sometimes of both parents.
no good* - a useless or valueless person or thing
liveried - dressed in, furnished with, or wearing a livery (the distinctive uniform style of dress worn by a person's servants, etc.)
shooter - one who shoots with a bow or with firearms; in early use, an archer; now chiefly applied to a sportsman who shoots game.
dromedary - a light and fleet breed of the camel, specially reared and trained for riding; a stupid, bungling fellow (obs.)
Caledonia* - Roman name of part of northern Britain, in modern times applied poetically or rhetorically to Scotland, or the Scottish Highlands.
noteworthy* - worthy of attention, observation, or notice; remarkable
ur - an inarticulate sound, uttered instead of a word that the speaker is unable to remember or bring out; our (obs.)
greef* - obs. form of grief
asker* - a questioner, inquirer; one who asks favours, gifts, etc.; a suppliant; one who asks alms, a professional beggar.
put in - to present, or formally tender, as in a law court (a document, evidence, a claim, etc.)
brokenhearted* - having a broken heart; having the spirits crushed by grief or despair.
affirm - to make a statement and stand to it; to maintain or assert strongly
simple* - lacking in ordinary sense or intelligence; more or less foolish, silly, or stupid.
lotta - colloq. contraction of lot of
to lick one's lips* - an action indicating keen relish or delighted anticipation of some dainty morsel.
lens - a piece of glass, or other transparent substance, with two curved surfaces, or one plane and one curved surface, serving to cause regular convergence or divergence of the rays of light passing through it.
Jupiter; petre = saltpetre.
sodalite - a vitreous, transparent or translucent silicate of aluminium and sodium containing sodium chloride, usually of a greenish blue colour satelites
in their contrary* - in opposition to them (obs.); on the contrary (formerly by, for, in, of, to the contrary, in contrary) - on the other hand, in contradistinction.
in reality* - really, actually, in fact
bichop - obs. form of bishop
to bear witness* - (said properly of a person, a book, etc.) to give oral or written testimony or evidence; hence fig. to furnish or constitute evidence or proof; to testify, witness to (occas. of); to bear (one) witness - to corroborate one's statement or be a witness of one's action.
fixation* - the concentration of the gaze upon some object for a given time with the intention of holding the retinal image upon the area of direct vision; Psychol. In Freudian theory, the arresting of the development of a libidinal component at a pregenital stage, so that psychosexual emotions are 'fixed' at that point. Also loosely, an obsession, an idée fixe.