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Isthmus
narrow strip of land having water on each side, connecting two larger bodies of land (p.101)
bongo boat
Spanish word meaning a flat boat or small barge (p.101)
relay station
station where horses are changed on a stagecoach (p.102)
wager
bet (p.103)
rely on our wits
depend on their own powers of thinking and reasoning (p.103)
road agents
a robber of stagecoaches (p.104)
bandanas
a cowboy's neckerchief, usually bright colored (p.104)
detain
to keep from going on (p.104)
highwayman
a man on horseback who robbed travelers (p.105)
ruffian
a violent, lawless person (p.106)
tintype
a photograph taken on a thin iron plate (p.106)
awe
a mixed feeling of fear or wonder (p.106)
brute
a cruel, violent person (p.108)
booty
a prize; a rich gain (p.109)