sand bar with thick reeds
Sir Walter Scott
Scottish poet and novelist, author of Ivanhoe
a jack knife with one blade
a small hand bag or sewing bag, originally made of needle work and usually having a draw string
the nervous fidgets
talking or idly chatting
a felt hat with a broad, floppy rim
involuntary muscle spasms usually associated with drinking alcohol and characterized by sweating, anxiety, and hallucinations
lay in ambuscade
hide in ambush, a surprise attack
lies, stretching the truth
a large barrel used to store sugar
moderately agreeable; "okay"
a word used in the South to describe the aristocracy; snobby, stuck-up wealthy
monetary equivalent of a nickel. Nickels were not minted until after the Civil War
a flat bottom boat propelled by oars
aristocratic or snobbish
a structure on the hurricane deck of a steamboat, containing the officer's quarters, etc. and having the pilothouse on on top or in front
the eldest son od the king France, a title from 1349 to 1830
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