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conspicuous
noticeable
mercurial
quick or changeable in behavior
belfry
the part of the tower that holds the bells
carillon
a set of stationary bells, each producing one note of the scale
blackout curtains
draperies that conceal all lights that might otherwise be visible to enemy air raiders at night
conspicuous
noticeable
mercurial
quick or changeable in behavior
belfry
the part of the tower that holds the bells
carillon
a set of stationary bells, each producing one note of the scale
blackout curtains
draperies that conceal all lights that might otherwise be visible to enemy air raiders at night
conspicuous
noticeable
mercurial
quick or changeable in behavior
belfry
the part of the tower that holds the bells
carillon
a set of stationary bells, each producing one note of the scale
blackout curtains
draperies that conceal all lights that might otherwise be visible to enemy air raiders at night
rucksack
knapsack or backpack
barrel organ
mechanical musical instrument played by turning a crank
capitulation
surrender
yellow stars
Stars of David, which are six-pointed stars that are symbols of Judaism. The Nazis ordered all Jews to wear them sewn to their clothing so that Jews could be easily identified.
portly
large, heavy, and dignified
plus fours
loose knickers worn for active sports
Green police
Nazi police, who wore green uniforms
ration books
books of stamps given to ensure the even distribution of scarce items, especially in wartime. Stamps as well as money must be given to obtain an item that is scarce.
black market
illegal way of buying scarce items without ration stamps
w.c.
water closet; bathroom
liefje
dutch for "little love"
Annele
nickname for Anne
Queen Wilhelmina
Queen of the Netherlands from 1890-1948
Anneke
nickname for "Anne"