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Blood on the River Vocab.

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A man or boy employed as the personal attendant of a person of rank
blight
A disease that causes plants to wither and die
magistrate
an officer of a government who has the power to apply the law
gallows
a structure used for hanging criminals
pawnshop
a shop where unredeemed items are sold to the public
wattle and daub
a sticky plaster mixed with sticks and twigs that can make the walls of a house
hawker
a person who sells things
pinnace
a small ship that has oars
partition
something that separates or divides
monotonous
dull; lacking in variety and interest
'tween
an old term for between
loitering
standing or waiting around without a purpose
baritone
an adult male singing voice
lye
a strong solution
gullible
a word to describe someone who easily believes what people say
tallow
a fatty tissue from an animal used to make candles, soap, or a skin protectant
inhabited
an occupied place
quarrel
fight
scrawny
small
sheath
a case for a knife