My Brother Sam is Dead Chapters 7-9

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13 terms · Vocabulary from book

almanac

a yearly calendar giving statistical information on events such as phases of the moon, times of sunrise and sunset, tides etc

breeches

knee-length trousers (pants), often having ornamental buckles, or decorations at or near the bottoms

hardtack

a hard, saltless biscuit. formerly used aboard ships and for army rations

headstrong

determined to have one's own way; stubborn

livestock

horses, cattle, sheep, and other useful animals kept or raised on a farm

musket

a heavy large caliber gun

plundering

to rob of goods or valuables by open force

raiders

people who steal something
done in a sudden way; attack

recalcitrance

the act of resisting authority or control

sedition

an act of rebellion against a government

seining

to fish

sturgeon

a type of fish

wharf

a structure built on the shore of or projecting into a harbor
used so that ships may be anchored alongside to load or unload

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