Pioneer Vocabulary

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heirlooms

a valued possession passed down from one family member to another

Dutch Oven

heavy kettle with a tight lid

chaps

heavy leather pants that do not have a seat

pick axe

a pick that has a head that is pionted at the end and the other has a chisel like edge

hatchet

a short handle axe or tomahawk

perseverence

never giving up

vision

having foresight(being able to look ahead into the future)

heritage

something that is passed down from generations

generosity

kindness

anvil

a heavy iron or steal block with a smooth,flat top on which metals are shaped by hammering

bellows

a hand operated bag used to direct air to start a fire

spices

a substance used for flavoring foods.

hoe

a tool with a flat blade and a long handle used to digging weeds

blacksmith

a person who shapes iron with a hammer and a anvil

homesteader

a person looking to claim and settle (build a house) on farmland

butter churn

a device in which milk or cream is mixed to make butter

coffee grinder

a device used to crush coffee beans into small pieces

loom

a machine on which cloth is made by weaving thread or yarn

scythe

a tool with a long curved blade in a long bent handle(it is used for mowing or cutting)

twine

a strong string or cord formed by two or more threads twisted together

vise

a clamping device used to hold a piece togther

determination

having a plan,spirit,guts

desire

to want something with enthusiasm

courage

to be brave,to have heart

3 prong pitch fork

a large fork used for pitch hay or breaking ground

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