Any of several small Old World finches.
Impossible to placate.
Laugh at with contempt and derision.
A composition that imitates somebody's style in a humorous way.
A surface excavation for extracting stone or slate.
The basic unit of money in Russia.
A stout sword with a curved blade and thick back.
A room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter.
People who are fearful and cautious.
Refusing to give way or compromise.