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unique
one of a kind
drenching
soaking rain
picturesque
very beautiful
derbies
stiff felt hats with rounded tops and narrow brims
gamble
a risk
sombreros
large straw hats with tall tops and broad brims
gear
equipment used for a specific activity
frontier
unexplored land
scoffed
made fun of or laughed at
settlers
people who travel to a littel known area and make it their home.
sapling
a young tree
homburgs
soft felt hats with dented tops and rolled brims
pioneers
people who are the first to settle in a region
suited
fit the needs of something
prairie
a wide area of flat or rolling land with tall grass
scorching
burning hot
opportunity
a good chance
decoy
an object used to take attention away from one thing and move it on to another
determined
sticking to a purpose
wranglers
cowboys
corral
a fenced-in place where cattle or horses are kept
"drum up"
an expression meaning "trying to get business"
pelts
skins of animals with the hair or fur on them
hatchet
a small ax
distinctive
unusual, specific qualities
territory
a region or area of land
adventurers
travelers in search of unusual or exciting experiences
form
used as a noun: a mold used to give shape to something
tuberculosis
a disease that usually effects the lungs and used to result in death
matted
as a verb: to become tangled or twisted
tanned
changed animal hide into leather by soaking in chemicals
swig
a large swallow of some kind of liquid