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feeble
weak
The trouble is grandma got real feeble.
lard
a solid white grease, used in cooking, made from melted fat of pigs
I was eating a piece of bread spread with lard
burrs
a rough, prickly seed capsule of a plant.
There are burrs and stickers up on the path
wringer
part of an old washer that squeezed moisture out of clothing
Only the wringer part of the old washing machine works if you turn it by hand
nuzzling
to rub or touch with the nose as animal does
Shiloh is nuzzling my hands, my thighs.
nourish
to give a person or animal enough food to keep him strong and healthy
Lord we thank you for this food. Bless it to nourish the good within us
clatter
loud noise made when things bang together
Gradually the kitchen clatter dies down.
jowls
layer of loose flesh that hangs down around the throat or lower jaw.
The only sound I can hear is the sloppy slap of his jowls as he gobbles down the supper
commences
to begin
He commences to slobber love all over me
humble
not proud
There isn't anything as humble or patient or loyal as the dog I hold in my arms right now
devilment
action that causes harm or annoyment
Just for devilment she plops herself down on the swing with me and starts doing everything I do
welts
a ridge raised on the skin by a blow
Far back as I remember, Pa took the belt to me - big old welts on my back so raw I could hardly pull my shirt on.