26 terms

The boxcar children-Book 1

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politely
showing good manners
haystack
a large pile of hay
brook
a small stream
a loaf of bread
water pump
to circulate water through out the engine
ought to
should
a drinking fountain
a device producing a small jet of water for drinking. (or water fountain)
rusty
covered with rust
stump
the base part of a tree that remains standing after the tree has been felled
beg
to make a very strong and urgent request
engine
n. a machine that uses energy to cause movement or to do work
track
a path or trail that is made by people or animals walking through a field, forest, etc.
indeed
in truth, in fact, surely, really
thorn
a sharp-pointed tip on a stem or leaf
handkerchief
a square piece of cloth used for wiping the eyes or nose or as a costume accessory
bundle
a collection of things, or a quantity of material, tied or wrapped up together
pine needles
a leaf adaptation that enhances survival in cold, dry climates
tablecloth
a covering spread over a dining table
the cake of soap
go along
to go to a place or event, usually without much planning
refrigerator
appliance for keeping food cold
explore
to travel around a new, unknown place to see what it is like
dump
old tin cans and old dishes and bottles

a piece of land where waste materials are dumped
pitcher
an open vessel with a handle and a spout for pouring
teapot
pot for brewing tea; usually has a spout and handle
kettle
a metal pot for stewing or boiling

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