tap - to pierce (a vessel, tree, etc.) so as to draw off its liquid contents.

wold - forest, forest land (obs.); a piece of open country, a plain.


claw - to scratch or tear with the claws, or (transf.) with the nails or a pointed instrument.

bark - to speak or cry out in a tone or temper that suggests the bark of a dog.

triliteral - consisting of three letters; a triliteral word or root;                     ...Their [sc. the Semitic languages'] most fundamental peculiarity is the triliterality of their roots, every Semitic verbal root containing just three consonants.

acorn - the fruit or seed of the oak-tree

plentitude* - erroneous form of plenitude, influenced by plenty (a.)

outsend - to send out or forth, to emit

truant - a lazy, idle person; esp. a child who absents himself from school without leave; hence fig., one who wanders from an appointed place or neglects his duty or business.



twisty - full of twists or bends, winding

germination - the action or process of germinating, sprouting, or putting forth shoots.

gemination - a doubling, duplication, repetition; Gram. The doubling of an originally single consonant sound, or the doubling of a letter in the orthography of a word.

outset - the act or fact of setting out upon a journey, course of action, business, etc.; start, commencement, beginning.

odds and ends* - odd fragments or remnants, miscellaneous articles or things.

eximious - excellent, distinguished, eminent

excelsior (l) - higher

eagle - to fly as an eagle; Also, to eagle it

rock - fig. To distress, perturb, upset

ague - an acute or violent fever                                                                                                                                             ages

cliff - to erode so as to form a cliff

for aye - for ever, to all eternity

eke - also, too, moreover; in addition

mushe = much (obs.)

mixne* = mixen (obs.) - a place where dung and refuse is laid; a dung-hill or laystall.

libertine - a man who is not restrained by moral law, esp. in his relations with the female sex; one who leads a dissolute, licentious life.

stile = style - to give a name or style to, to call by a name or style


Tod (d) - death

derivative* - a thing flowing, proceeding, or originating from another; Gram. A word derived from another by some process of word-formation, any word which is not a primitive word or root.

pundit - a learned Hindu, one versed in Sanskrit and in the philosophy, religion, and jurisprudence of India; a learned expert or teacher.

splanck - the sound of falling fruit

Apfelbaum (d) - apple tree

remount - to go back, in the course of an investigation or study, to a certain point, period, etc.

arrest - the act of stopping anything in its course; a stop put to anything, stoppage, stay, check.



treeman - one of a race of men living in trees

sored - pained, troubled

knockout - a person or thing of overwhelming or surpassing quality.

nicknamer* - one who nicknames another person or thing

knack - to deal (sharp sounding) blows (obs.); to sing or speak in a lively manner (obs.); a trick; a device, artifice; formerly often, a deceitful or crafty device, a mean or underhand trick; later esp. an adroit or ingenious method of doing something.

Knechtschaft (d) - slavery

crudity - the state or quality of being raw, unrefined, untempered, unripe, etc.; an instance of this.