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skule skerry

an uninhabited island in the orkney archipelago

ballad

a type of poetry; a poem that tells a story and is meant to be sung

lass

a girl

line

used in poetry; may be organized into stanzas

maiden

an unmarried woman; young woman

poetry

type of writing that uses rhyme, rhythm, and colorful language to give the reader a special feeling

rhyme

when a poet uses a pattern of words that have the same ending sound; rich/stitch/pitch are examples

selkie

an imaginary creature who takes the form of a seal in the sea, but removes the sealskin to appear human on land

skerry

a small, low-lying isle; often covered with grass

stanza

a group of lines in a poem; lines go together like sentences in a paragraph

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