MR.TUCKET BY: GARY PAULSEN Vocabulary Sections 1-6 Section 1
Conestoga- large, heavy, broad-wheeled covered wagon, used especially for transporting pioneers Muslin- a cotton fabric made in various degrees of fineness Pawnee- North American Plains Indians Buffalo Chips -the dried dung of buffalo used as fuel, especially by early settlers on the western plains. Elder- Of greater age.
Cont. Gabble- to speak or converse rapidly and unintelligibly; jabber.
Muzzle- the mouth, or end for discharge, of the barrel of a gun, pistol, etc. Squaw- a North American Indian woman, especially a wife. Travois- a transport device, formerly used by the Plains Indians, consisting of two poles joined by a frame and drawn by an animal. Hoarsely- having a vocal tone characterized by weakness of intensity and excessive breathiness; Can you identify? Identify
Section 2 Mare - a fully mature female horse or
other equine animal. Trudging- to walk, especially laboriously or wearily Aroma-an odor arising from spices, plants, cooking, etc., especially an agreeable odor; Mimicked-imitate or copy in action, speech, etc., often playfully or derisively. Venison-the flesh of a deer or similar Section 2
Sheepishly-embarrassed or bashful, as by having done something wrong or foolish. Savvy - to know; understand. Sorrel-light reddish-brown horse. Magpies A bird , having long, graduated tails, black-and-white plumage, and noisy, mischievous habits.
Mulish- of or like a mule, as being very stubborn, obstinate, or intractable. Which is Which? Section 3
Prestige - reputation or influence arising from success, achievement, rank, or other favorable attributes. Muttered-to utter words indistinctly or in a low tone, often as if talking to oneself; murmur. Haunch-a hindquarter of an animal. Swivelled -to turn or pivot on or as if on a swivel Mesa-land formation, less extensive than a plateau, having steep walls and a relatively flat top and common in arid and semiarid parts
Sec. 3 Cont Resignedly - submissive or acquiescent. Buckskin -a strong, soft, yellowish or
grayish leather, originally prepared from deerskins, Moccasins-a heelless shoe made entirely of soft leather, worn by indians. Picketed- a person engaged in any similar demonstration, as against a person or idea. Blushed - to redden, as from embarrassment or shame Identify Section 4
Gizzard -the innards, especially the intestine and stomach. Culls- to collect; gather; pluck. Staggered- to walk, move, or stand
unsteadily. Bewilderment - a confusing maze or tangle, as of objects or conditions: Hefted - to test the weight of by lifting and balancing: Sec. 4 Continued
Pelt - the untanned hide or skin of an animal. Lean-to -a shack or shed supported at one side by trees or posts and having an inclined roof. Prime-of the greatest commercial value Aspens- trees, having soft wood and alternate ovate leaves that tremble in the slightest breeze. Nuisance- an obnoxious or annoying
person, thing, condition, practice, Which is Which? Section 5
Bluff- to mislead by a display of strength, self-confidence, or the like: Amble-to go at a slow, easy pace; stroll; Hospitality-the friendly reception and treatment of guests or strangers. Java- Slang . coffee: Rawhide- untanned skin of cattle or other animals.
Exhausted- to drain of strength or energy, wear out, or fatigue greatly, as a person: Whirred - to go, fly, revolve, or otherwise move quickly with a humming or buzzing sound Screeched- to utter or make a harsh, shrill cry or sound
Veered- to change direction or turn about or aside; shift, turn, or change from one course, Fiend- a person who is extremely Can you name them? Section Six
Blotted- to spot, stain, soil, or the like. Verdict- a judgment; decision. Humdinger- a person, thing, action, or statement of remarkable excellence or effect. Bungalow- a cottage of one story. Procession- the act of moving along or proceeding in orderly succession or in a formal and ceremonious manner, Section Six Cont.
Braves- A Native American warrior Tethered- a rope, chain, or the like, by which an animal is fastened to a fixed object so as to limit its range of movement
Heeled- To stop or slowdown Corral - an enclosure or pen for horses or cattle. Tangling- Tied together in confusion. Identify
Lubricating the mouth. Moistening and lubricating materials in the mouth. Dissolving chemicals that stimulate taste buds and provide sensory information. Initiating digestion of complex carbohydrates by the enzyme . salivary amylase (ptyalin. or . alpha-amylase)
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