14 terms

The Boxcar Children

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Terms in this set (...)

boxcar
an enclosed section of a train to store materials
cross
to be annoyed or unhappy
brook
a small stream
handkerchief
a square piece of cloth used for wiping the eyes or nose
dump
a place to throw away garbage or trash
queer
strange or odd
hem
to sew the edges of a piece of material
eager
full of energy and desire to do something
stew
a soup that is cooked slowly with different meats and vegetables
dam
a wall built to hold back water
orchard
a place where fruit trees grow
bleachers
benches for sitting and watching sports games
delighted
very pleased
homesick
to be sad when you are away from your family and home

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