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ecsconced
to hid securely
tuches
a long pointed tooth
knacker
a buyer of animals and their carcasses
trotter
foot (of a pig or sheep)
dissentients
dissenter, those who disagree with the majority opinion
mangel-wurzels
large beets used as food for cattle
vivacious
full of animation and spirit
expounded
explain in detail
gambolled
to skip about in play
scullery
a room for washing dishes and other chores are done
parasitical
a characteristic of a parasite
cryptic
secret
paddock
a fenced area near a stable
indefatigable
untiring
maxim
a general truth
irrepressible
difficult or impossible to control
smithies
a blacksmith's shop
stone
English measurement
ignominious
marked by shame or disgrace
posthumously
occuring or continuing after one's death
pretext
an excuse
blithely
carefree
publican
a tax collector
manifestly
to prove or reveal
canvassing
to examine carefully