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13 terms

My Brother Sam is Dead Chapters 7-9

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almanac
a yearly calendar giving statistical information on events such as phases of the moon, times of sunrise and sunset, tides etc
breeches
knee-length trousers (pants), often having ornamental buckles, or decorations at or near the bottoms
hardtack
a hard, saltless biscuit. formerly used aboard ships and for army rations
headstrong
determined to have one's own way; stubborn
livestock
horses, cattle, sheep, and other useful animals kept or raised on a farm
musket
a heavy large caliber gun
plundering
to rob of goods or valuables by open force
raiders
people who steal something
done in a sudden way; attack
recalcitrance
the act of resisting authority or control
sedition
an act of rebellion against a government
seining
to fish
sturgeon
a type of fish
wharf
a structure built on the shore of or projecting into a harbor
used so that ships may be anchored alongside to load or unload

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