turnabout - to reverse one's position or course; to turn so as to face or go in the opposite direction.
red loam - a red soil of the tropics, usually friable and highly leached
trot - to go or move quickly; to go briskly or busily
scream - a cause of laughter, a very amusing person or situation (colloq.)
jig - a piece of sport, a joke
seven hilled* - standing on seven hills: epithet of the city of Rome
beamer - one who beams or smiles broadly
staffette (i) - stirrup
on the spur of the moment* - on impulse, prompted by the occasion, quickly, suddenly.
freeboot - plunder, robbery
pst* - a whispered signal for silence
jehu - a driver, a coachman Jerusalem
clickclack - expression for recurring or successive sounds of the click type.
courser - a runner, one who runs in a race, a racer; a large powerful horse, ridden in battle, in a tournament, etc.
cheer up - to raise the spirits of (anyone) by cheering words; to brighten up.
moyne - mine (obs.)
jee = gee (int.), a word of command to a horse
nettly - irritable
frog-march - to carry (a prisoner) face downwards; now usually, to hustle (a person) forward after seizing him from behind and pinning his arms together.
defile - Mil. A narrow way or passage along which troops can march only by files or with a narrow front; the act of defiling, a march by files.
running water - water flowing in a stream or river
quicken - to give or restore life to; to make alive; to animate (as the soul the body).
seaborne - transported by ship, conveyed by sea
whaler - a vessel used in whale-fishing; anything unusually large of its kind.
tree - wooden structure; applied poet. or rhet. to a ship
seaweed - a plant growing in the sea, a marine alga
dinky - neat, trim, dainty; small, tiny, trifling
squall - to scream loudly or discordantly
kew - short for thank you
brine - the water of the sea; the sea
macadam - the material of which a macadamized road is made
dank - to wet, damp, moisten; fig. To damp (the spirits or aspirations), to depress; dank (d) - thanks.
sight - to get or catch sight of, to see
take off - to go away, take one's departure, be off
nunc (l) - now
nimmer (l) - never
how goes the enemy* - 'what is the time?'
hotfoot - prompt or rapid action or movement; a quick escape
stayer - one who stays or remains
Panroman* - an artificial language invented for universal use by H. Molenaar.
apological - of the nature of an apology or defence; of the nature of an apologue, parable, or fable.
Kerry cow* - a cow of a breed belonging to Kerry, noted for the quality of the milk.
rank - a row or line of persons
to wage battle* - to pledge oneself to judicial combat
bother - petty trouble, worry; disturbance, 'fuss'
adry - in a dry or thirsty condition; thirsty; tri (sr) - three.
to watch someone's smoke - to watch someone go, to observe someone's actions; chiefly imp. in phr. watch my smoke.
Shaun the Post; boast - proud or vain-glorious speech; 'tall talk'; vaunt, brag.
fireless - fig. Without energy, life, or animation
postludium = postlude - a closing piece of music; a written or spoken epilogue.
soapbox - a wooden case in which soap is or may be packed, traditionally used as a makeshift stand for a speaker.
pour - Of persons: To run or rush in a stream or crowd
snip - to cut, to cut up or off, by or as by scissors or some similar cutting instrument.
biga - a two horse chariot of ancient Mediteranian countries
triga - an ancient Roman three-horse chariot
rheda - four-wheeled carriage
rodeo - a public exhibition of skill, often in the form of a competition, in the riding of unbroken horses, the roping of calves, wrestling with steers, etc.
cherub - a being of a celestial or angelic order
charabanc* - a kind of long and light vehicle with transverse seats looking forward.
sedan chair - a closed vehicle to seat one person, borne on two poles by two bearers, one in front and one behind.
repulse - to drive or beat back (an assailant)