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VOCABULARY

Zenith: n. The highest point above the observer's horizon attained by a celestial body; 170

Sulkily: adv. Gloomy; dismal; 186

Shoat: n. A young pig just after weaning; 40

Furrow: n. A long, narrow, shallow trench made in the ground by a plow; 52

Fetlocks: n. A projection on the lower part of the leg of a horse or related animal, above and behind the hoof; 20

Cowl: n. The hood or hooded robe worn especially by a monk/ A draped neckline on a woman's garment; 193

Cantankerous: adj. stubbornly obstructive and unwilling to cooperate; 193

Mattock: n. digging tool with a blade set at right angles to the handle and used with a downward motion; 194

Meerschaum: n. tough, compact, usually white mineral of hydrous magnesium silicate, used in fashioning tobacco pipes and as building stones; 96

Foundy: n. establishment where metals are found; 49

Blazoned: adj. showy, ostentatious, or embellishing; 83

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