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A day no pigs will die Vocab part 1

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archangel
a chief or principal angel; in medieval angelology one of the nine orders of celestial attendants on God.
aster
any composite plant of the genus Aster, having rays varying from white or pink to blue around a yellow disk.
birching
any tree or shrub of the genus Betula, comprising species with a smooth, laminated outer bark and close-grained wood. Compare birch family.
bracken
a cluster or thicket of such ferns; an area overgrown with ferns and shrubs.
buff
a soft, thick, light-yellow leather with a napped surface, originally made from buffalo skin but later also from other skins, used for making belts, pouches, etc.
capstan
any of various windlasses, rotated in a horizontal plane by hand or machinery, for winding in ropes, cables, etc.
comely
pleasing in appearance; attractive; fair
cotter
a pin, wedge, key, or the like, fitted or driven into an opening to secure something or hold parts together.
cratch
a crib for fodder; manger.
dapple
a spot or mottled marking, usually occurring in clusters.
desecrate
to divert from a sacred to a profane use or purpose.
farrowed
a litter of pigs; to bring forth
fester
to form pus; generate purulent matter; suppurate
quern
a primitive, hand-operated mill for grinding grain.
render
to cause to be or become; make
rile
to irritate or vex.
sump
a pit, well, or the like in which water or other liquid is collected.
shanty
a crudely built hut, cabin, or house.
Shaker
a member of the Millennial Church, originating in England in the middle of the 18th century and brought to the U.S. in 1774, advocating celibacy, common ownership of property, and a strict and simple way of life: so called from their practice of shaking during religious services
sired
a respectful term of address, now used only to a male sovereign.
snit
an agitated or irritated state.
steward
person who has charge of the household of another, buying or obtaining food, directing the servants, etc.
stout
firm; stubborn; resolute
tribulation
grievous trouble; severe trial or suffering
gilt
to give a bright, pleasing, or specious aspect to; gold
goiter
an enlargement of the thyroid gland on the front and sides of the neck, usually symptomatic of abnormal thyroid secretion, especially hypothyroidism due to a lack of iodine in the diet.
gullet
the esophagus.
gumption
courage; spunk; guts
hanker
to have a restless or incessant longing
Holstein
one of a breed of black-and-white dairy cattle
hunker
. to lumber along; walk or move slowly or aimlessly;to squat on one's heels
husbandry
the cultivation and production of edible crops or of animals for food; agriculture; farming.
kine
a plural of cow1
lintel
horizontal architectural member supporting the weight above an opening, as a window or a door.
mattock
an instrument for loosening the soil in digging, shaped like a pickax, but having one end broad instead of pointed.
mirthful
joyous; gay; jolly:
passel
a group or lot of indeterminate number:
pomade
a scented ointment, especially one used for the scalp or for dressing the hair