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Little House on the Prairie - Chapter 11 to 12

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disgrace
a state of dishonor. Chapter 11.
Sullen.
silent or brooding because of ill humor, anger, or resentment; slow moving, sluggish. Chapter 11.
brindled
(adj.) streaked or spotted with a darker color; said especially of animals; coats.Chapter 11.
tuft
bunch of hair.Chapter 11.
queer
not as expected. Chapter 11.
lunging
Making a sudden forward movement. Chapter 11.
bristling
to stand or rise stiffly. Chapter 11.
moccasins
heelless leather shoes.Chapter 11.
thong
narrow strip of leather.Chapter 11.
hatchet
a small ax. Chapter 11.
morsel
a small piece of food.Chapter 11.
cornmeal
coarsely ground dried corn used like flour.Chapter 11.
rumpling
to wrinkle or crumple.Chapter 11.
keen
having a sharp cutting edge or point.Chapter 11.
straw-tick
A mattress filled with hay. Chapter 12.
Pillow- Shams
removable decorative pillow covers.Chapter 12.
crisply
brisk, sharp, clear. Chapter 12.
Sinful
filled with sin. Chapter 12.
Spade
a sturdy hand shovel that can be pushed into the earth with the foot. Chapter 12.
Sod
surface layer of ground containing a mat of grass and grass roots.Chapter 12.
Heave
lift or elevate.Chapter 12.
Windlass
lifting device consisting of a horizontal cylinder turned by a crank on which a cable or rope winds. Chapter 12.
peeped
To look secretly or quickly through a narrow opening. Chapter 12.
Keel
to fall over. Chapter 12.
meadowlarks
North American yellow-breasted songbirds.Chapter 12.
ravel
disentangle. Chapter 12.
tow sack
A kind of bag made out of coarse or rough fabric (like a sack of rice). Chapter 12.
Tow string
A thread of fabric from a tow sack. Chapter 12.