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alder
1. any shrub or tree belonging to the genus Alnus, of the birch family, growing in moist places in northern temperate or colder regions and having toothed, simple leaves and flowers in catkins.
ladies' eardrops
Ladies' eardrops

Ladies' eardrops \La"dies' ear`drops`\ (Bot.) The small-flowered Fuchsia (F. coccinea), and other closely related species.
gauntlet
1. A medieval glove, as of mail or plate, worn by a knight in armor to protect the hand.
placidly
Pleasantly calm or peaceful; unruffled; tranquil; serenely quiet or undisturbed: placid waters.
Lombardies
A region and former kingdom in N Italy.
decorum
1. Dignified propriety of behavior, speech, dress, etc.
wont
1. Accustomed; used
strychnine
1. Pharmacology. a colorless, crystalline poison, C21H22N2O2, obtained chiefly by extraction from the seeds of nux vomica, formerly used as a central nervous system stimulant.
ferreted
v. tr.
To hunt (rabbits, for example) with ferrets.
To drive out, as from a hiding place; expel.
dint
1. Force; power