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William's House

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barrels
large, round, wooden containers with curved sides
cellar
room built underground
clearing
a piece of land free of trees and bushes
pegs
pieces of wood driven into a surface to hold things
spoil
to become bad or not fit to eat or use
steep
having a very sharp slope
felled
caused to fall; cut down
saplings
young trees
translucent
letting light through, but not easily seen through
gust
a sudden, violent rush of wind
harbor
a place of shelter for ships
thatch
straw or rushes used as a roof or covering
dwellings
houses
gable
the triangular piece of wall between two sloping surfaces of a roof
stockade
a pen made of large, strong posts fixed upright in the ground
pitch
the amount of slope on a roof