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bayonet
a dagger-like blade on the end of a rifle that is removable. (p.29)
unwittingly
not knowing or aware; unconscious (p.31)
dispirited
sad; discouraged, inactive (p.31)
meat cleaver
a heavy cutting tool with a broad almost rectangular blade used by butchers (32)
molting chicken
a chicken that is losing or shedding its feathers (p.32)
Rio de Janeiro
a seaport in southeastern Brazil on the Atlantic Ocean (p.33)
becalmed
brought to a stop by lack of winds (p.34)
hailing distance
close enough to hear someone on a passing ship (p.34)
catch a wind
until the wind begins to blow and fills their sails and they can move on their own (p.35)
constellations
a numbered of fixed stars considered as a group usually named after an object, animal or mythological being (p.36)
lumbering
moving clumsily (p.37)