mouth or jaws of a person or animal. (ex.: the dog licked his chops after chewing on a bone). chapter 7
a shallow and narrow ditch. Chapter 7
fever 'n' ague
Type of fever (like in malaria caused by mosquito bites) marked by chills and sweating intervals. Ague refers to both chills and fevers. In this case, the horse had been near the creek where the air was described as "bad", probably due to the humidity surrounding the creek which helps mosquitoes thrive. chapter 7
The hip, buttock, and upper thigh in animals and humans. Chapter 7
a feeling of intense anger. Chapter 7
pins or small bolts of wood or metal used to fasten parts together.chapter 8.
to draw back in sudden dislike or distaste.chapter 8.
a kind of stew fries. chapter 8
chopped meat mixed with potatoes and browned.chapter 8
hand tool for boring holes.chapter 8.
make a hole with a pointed power or hand tool.Chapter 8.
big, long piece of wood. chapter 8., big, long piece of wood. chapter 8.
an elongated leather strip (or or strip of similar material) for binding things together or holding something in position.chapter 8.
spring-loaded door lock that can only be opened from the outside with a key.chapter 8.
v. chopped with an ax, cut forcibly.chapter 8.
a long, narrow opening, groove, or passage.chapter 8
to cut, trim, or shape by carving off bits with a knife; to reduce the amount of.chapter 8.
heavily built; thickset; strong; not easily bent or broken.Chapter 8.
string on a latch that may be left hanging outside the door for raising the latch.chapter 8.
A lock that can be put on and removed. It hangs by a curved bar, hinged at one end and snapped shut at the other. Chapter 8.