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old-fashioned, short gun with large bore and flaring mouth, used for scattering shot at close range
blunderbuss
to smear or coat as with plaster; grease
daubed
a very hard, dull-colored variety of quartz that produces a spark when struck with steel.
flint
showing little interest or enthusiasm; lack of spirit
half-heartedly
a large number
passel
person having the exclusive title to anything; owner
proprietor
to tremble or shake, usually refers to voice
quavering
a place marked by great destruction, confusion, or disorder
shambles
one who surveys land
surveyor
a small, narrow cleft; crevice. To fill the cracks of, as a wall; plug up
chinking
to take something away from
deprived
slow and solemn manner; of great importance
gravely
an old type of musket fired by igniting the powder with a slow-burning wick or match
matchlock
an alloy, usually of tin and lead
pewter
upright supporting timber; split log made into a table
puncheon table
feeling or causing sorrow or sympathy
ruefully
living, being, or going alone
solitary
to run the risk of; to expose to chance or risk; brave, hazard, stake; exploring the dangers
venturing