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Whitewash
to paint with a thin white paint
Lice
small parasitic insects
hoosegow
a slang word for jail
gingham
striped or checked cotton fabric
ticking
the cloth case of a mattress or a pillow
Stetson
a cowboy's hat
Airedale
a large terrier with a wiry black-and-tan coat
pulp magazine
inexpensive magazines printed on cheap paper, featuring short, entertaining stories
snooker
a variation of pool
pugnacious
aggressive, anxious to fight
scrappy
fond of fighting and arguing
dousing
a soaking with water
patent medicine
phony medical rememdies
liniment
ointment
vial
container
Subside
to recede; to die down
Profound
having deep insight
raptly
lost in delight
muse
to mediate or think silently
contemplated
observed thoughtfully
appraise
to assess
dejectedly
sadly
apprehensive
understanding
ominously
hinting of danger
contort
to twist
crestfallen
sadly disappointed