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Skiff
A flatbottom open Boat
Ornery
Mean-spirited, disagreeable, and contrary in disposition
Middling
Average Person
Stanchion
An upright pole
soundings
Measurement of depth in water
Victuals
Food
Starboard
On the right-hand side of a ship
toted
To carry by hand
Tanyard
An inclosure where the tanning of leather is carried on
Loll
To move, stand, or recline in an indolent or relaxed manner
lynch
to put to death by hanging
Cavort
to engage in extravegant behavior
screak
to screech; shreik
bullyrag
To mistreat or intimidate by bullying
towhead
a sandbar or low-lying alluvial island in a river
outlandish
bizarre, out of the ordinary
reticule
a small purse
palavering
to talk alot
scow
a large flatbottom boat with square ends
infernal
extremely troublesome or annoying
frowsy
having an unpleasent apperance
galoot
a strange fellow
bodkin
a small, sharply pointed instrument for making holes in fabric or leather
sockdolager
something outstanding
rapscallion
a rascal
languish
to be feeble
muse
to think deeply
histrionic
excessivley dramatic or emotional
frock
woman's dress
sot
a drunkard
blether
to talk foolishly
bristle
to ruffle as in anger
chucklehead
a stupid person; a blockhead
contagion
disease transmission by direct or indirect contact