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slave
a person who is owned by another person and can be sold at the owner's will
indentured servant
a person who worked without wages, usually for a period of five to seven years, in exchange for payment of the person's passage to the American colonies.
pickaxe
A pick, especially with one end of the head pointed and the other end with a chisel edge for cutting through roots.
hoe
a farm or garden tool with a thin flat blade at nearly a right angle to a long handle that is used especially for weeding and loosening the earth
mattock
a tool for digging made of a long wooden handle and a steel head one end of which comes to a point or to a cutting edge
charades
a game in which some of the players try to guess a word or phrase from the actions of another player who may not
anagram
a word or phrase made out of another by changing the order of the letters
dominoes
a: (sing)a flat rectangular block whose face is divided into two equal parts that are blank or bear dots
b(plural): any of several games played with dominoes
badminton
a game in which a shuttlecock is hit back and forth over a net by players using light rackets
cricket
a game played on a large field with bats, ball, and wickets by two teams of 11 players each
indigo
a blue dye made artificially and formerly obtained from plants and especially indigo plants
plantation
a: a settlement in a new country or region
b: a planted area; especially: an agricultural estate worked by laborers
Piedmont
A plateau region of the eastern United States extending from New York to Alabama between the Appalachian Mountains and the Atlantic coastal plain.
Tidewater
The lowland region about 100 miles wide that extends north and south along the Atlantic Ocean. Tide water flows up its bays, inlets, and rivers.
embroidery
needlework done to decorate cloth
needlepoint
embroidery done on canvas or plastic usually in simple even stitches across counted threads
silhouette
a: a picture (as a drawing or cutout) of the outline of an object filled in with a solid usually black color
b: a profile portrait done in silhouette
great house
also called the "big house", the home of the plantation owner and his family
slave quarters
small, basic cabins which housed the slaves
hovel
a small poorly built house