Literature: Life in America's First Cities

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apartment

one of many rooms within a building in which people live

hire

to take on and pay someone

mill

factory where products, such as cloth or paper are made

petticoat

thin, lightweight skirt worn under a skirt or dress

rent

money paid to live or work in someone else's house or building

servant

someone who works in another person's house, usually cleaning and cooking

spoil

to become rotten

telegram

message sent by a telegraph

telegraph

machine that sends messages over wires in the form of a code

vinegar

sour liquid usually made from wines

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