← TOG Yr 2 Unit 4 wk 29 Export Options Alphabetize Word-Def Delimiter Tab Comma Custom Def-Word Delimiter New Line Semicolon Custom Data Copy and paste the text below. It is read-only. Select All backwoodsman a person living in the deep woods; someone of uncouth manners, rustic behavior or speech. carriage a wheeled, horse-drawn vehicle used to convey people and designed for comfort and elegance. chieftan the leader of a group or tribe. copybook a book in which sentences are written or printed for students to copy out, so that they learn by imitation. fortress a stronghold that often includes a town; a place of exceptional security; a citadel. gentlemen men of good breeding, family, or social position; a man who is civilized, educated, or well-mannered. stirrups a loop or ring made of metal, wood, or leather, suspended from the saddle of a horse to support the rider's foot. surveyor a person who measures land for size, shape, position or boundaries so as to construct a map, plan, or detailed description. wilderness a wild, desolate region with no people living in it. artillery large-caliber weapons that are operated by crews; weapons such as cannons, howitzers, and missile launchers. fortification the act of strengthening or protecting; a defensive structure built around a stronghold to strengthen it. infantry foot-soldier; military units that fight on foot with rifles and other such weapons. invasion entering by force; an attack or encroachment. militia a nonprofessional army of citizens who are not regular soldiers but who undergo training for national defense and can be organized or summed to duty in an emergency. regiment a unit of military forces containing two or more battalions, a headquarters unit, and other supporting units. seige to surround and attack a fortified place in order to capture it or to keep help or supplies from getting to it. skirmish a minor fight between two small troops (especially detachments of opposing armies); any brief conflict stockade a defensive wall or fence of posts fixed upright in the ground, usually around a fort.