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patent
an official document granting a right or privlege, esp. granting to an inventor the only right to make, use or sell his invention for a term of years
rancid
having a strong disagreeable smell or taste of stale oil or fat
provisions
a stock of needed materials or supplies, esp. a stock of food
diverse
differing from one another; unlike
shallop
a small open boat moved by oars or sails
presently
1) before long; after a while 2) at this present time
squall
a suddent violent wind often with rain or snow
spendthrift
one who spends wastefully
deck
a platform extending from side to side in a ship forming a floor
hold
the interior of a ship below decks, esp. the cargo deck of a ship