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Three-Letter Words 4/4

Three-Letter Words 4/4
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rya
colourful Scandinavian knotted-pile rug
sal
a salt
saw
saying or proverb
say
delicate woollen fabric
seg
stud or metal plate in sole of a shoe to prevent wear
sic
thus
suq
Middle Eastern marketplace
taj
crown or head-dress
taw
to prepare skins by soaking, salting, stretching and paring
ted
to spread grass for drying
teg
a sheep in its second year; the fleece of such a sheep
tej
Ethiopian honey-mead
tex
unit of measurement of fineness of fibres and yarn
tod
old unit of weight of wool equal to 28 pounds
tog
unit of measurement for insulation properties of fabric
ton
unit of cooling power equal to 12,000 BTU per hour
tot
bone or other object retrieved from garbage pile
tow
bundle of untwisted natural fibres
tup
ram; pile-driver; striking face of steam hammer or jackhammer
tye
inclined trough for washing ore
ure
use; custom
vis
force; power
vug
small cavity in a rock
wen
enormously congested city
wey
old measure for dry goods usually equal to 40 bushels
wis
to know, to believe
wye
a Y-branching pipe or railroad track arrangement
wyn
old English rune having value 'w'
yad
rod used by readers of the Torah as a pointer for following text
yag
synthetic diamond made of yttrium aluminum garnet
yam
posting-house along a road
yaw
to move unsteadily side to side; to rotate about a vertical axis
yen
craving or yearning
yeo
stream or drain used in mining
yew
to rise, as a layer of froth in a boiling liquid
yex
to hiccup, belch or spit
yok
pejorative Jewish term for a non-Jew
yon
yonder; that over there; those over there
zek
inmate of prison labour camp
zel
form of Oriental cymbal
zho
cross between a yak and a cow
zug
waterproof leather used for boots