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sundries
pl.n. Articles too small or numerous to be specified; miscellaneous items.
palimpsest
parchment or piece of writing material used for second time after original writing has been erased
rake
1. A long-handled implement with a row of projecting teeth at its head, used especially to gather leaves or to loosen or smooth earth.
creed
a statement of belief or principle, doctrine, teaching
siwash
n. another name for Cowichan sweater v. to camp out with only natural shelter
wretched
1. In a deplorable state of distress or misfortune; miserable: 2. Of a poor or mean character; dismal:
skillet
1.frying pan. 2. Chiefly British A long-handled stewing pan or saucepan sometimes having legs.
effigy
n. 1. A crude figure or dummy representing a hated person or group. 2. A likeness or image, especially of a person.
imponderable
n. a factor whose effects cannot be accurately assessed;
watershed
n. an area of land where surface water from rain and melting snow or ice converges to a single point, usually the exit of the basin, where the waters join another waterbody
askew
crookedly; slanted; at an angle
uncanny
1. Peculiarly unsettling, as if of supernatural origin or nature; eerie. 2. So keen and perceptive as to seem preternatural.
palladian
adj. 1. Greek Mythology Of, relating to, or characteristic of Athena. 2. Of, relating to, or characterized by wisdom or study.
skewer
n. 1. A long metal or wooden pin used to secure or suspend food during cooking; a spit.
canteen
n. a flask for carrying water; used by soldiers or travelers