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folklore
customs, beliefs, stories, and sayings of a people handed down from generation to generation
tedious
tiring because of length or dullness
firkin
a small wooden container or barrel
preservative
a substance added to food to prevent spoiling or discoloring
caustic
capable of eating away by chemical action
lye
a strong alkaline liquid obtained from wood ashes and used especially in making soap and in washing
tradesman
a worker in a skilled trade
rendering process
to obtain by heating <render lard from fat>
critical
1: using or involving careful judgment <a critical examination of a patient>
2: of, relating to, or being a turning point <critical phase of a fever>;