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cockatoo
a colorful bird that lives mostly in rainforests
keelhaul
to punish by dragging under the keel of a ship
harpoon
a spear like weapon
furlough
a temporarily leave from a military
bowery
a street noted for cheap hotels
easel
a set up tripod for
holster
a handgun
freebooter
a pirate (buccaneer)
waffle
pancake batter baked in a waffle iron
trawl
heavy fishnet
uproar
a loud noise
beleaguer
a constant trouble maker
cruller
a fried cake,also called funnel cake
yacht
a sailboat
wiseacre
a person who makes comments
brackish
slightly salty
decoy
a bait used to lure victims into danger
caboose
the last car of a train
buckwheat
a old type of grain
walrus
a two tusked mammal that lives in cold regions
howitzer
a small handgun
crimp
a lock of hair that has been curled
bluff
to act stronger than you really are
stipple
to produce a mottled effect
floss
a thread for teeth
cruiser
a small boat or car
hustle
to hurry up
klompen
wooden shoes
polder
land created by the Dutch
bundle
a package
roodebok
an antelope
wainscot
a fine grade of oak
keest
bone marrow (inner vital substance)
hartebeest
a kind of protective,tough antelope
apartheid
a social policy
schipperke
a Spitz dog
galjoen
a African fish
catkin
spike-like flower bush
splice
to knot
Flemish
a official language of Belgium
grabble
to search with the hand
huckster
a merchant who sells things in a mean and unkind manner
frolic
gay or light-hearted,full of fun
ravel
to tear apart in little strands
tattle
to tell on someone
scum
vegetation that forms on a liquid
handsome
very good looking
trek
a difficult trip
scrabble
a word game
clapboard
a thin board
gruff
deep and harsh
isinglass
gelatin made of fish
muddle
a difficult situation
package
bundle
rabbit
an animal with floppy ears
blister
a red pimple that is very painful
excise
to remove by cutting
foist
to force onto other
staple
a metal pin used for fastening paper
gulden
a form of money in the Netherlands
mart
a market
screen
a protective cover
guider
money
Netherlander
a person from the Netherlands
etch
to produce a pattern or design
dune
a hill that is created by the wind
croon
to sing softly
ticket
a piece of paper allowing the entry of a person to pass through
buckwagon
a old fashioned wagon
hock
the tarsal joint of a animal
stripe
a mark that strokes through an object
trigger
an act that sets thing in motion
wintergreen
a spicy berry like fruit
scow
a boat with a flat bottom
potash
minerals in food
loiter
to remain in a corner
daffodil
a plant with yellow flowers
guy
a rope or cable
boodle
a game where the players bribe money
bruin
a bear
skipper
one who skips
waywiser
a distance measuring tool
spoor
a trail left by a animal or person
keeshond
a Spitz dog
mizzle
very light rain
school
a educational system
pickle
a vegetable
snuff
sniff the air
muishond
African weasels
mynheer
Dutch for sir
waterzooi
a soup made of chicken,fish,etc.
flense
to strip skin from
witloof
a young broad leaf plant
hollandaise
eggs,butter,and lemon juice
uitlander
a foreign person
voortrekker
pioneer
bobbejaan
a baboon
maelstrom
a water storm
springbok
gazelle