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machicolation
(noun) the projecting parapet of a castle having openings for dropping stone, boiling liquids, or anything else that might make the life of the enemy miserable and short
caltrop
(noun) a device with four metal points arranged so that any three can be on the ground and one points up to make life difficult for horses and pneumatic tired vehicles
ingénue
(noun) an innocent and unsophisticated young woman
ingenuity
(noun) inventive talent; cleverness
crepuscular
(adj) like twilight; dim
gaffer
(noun) an old man; esp. a rustic
languid
(adj) without energy or spirit; listless
certes
(adv) (archaic) certainly; assuredly
alluvium
(noun) a rich, fine grained sediment deposited by flowing water
welter
(verb) 1. to roll about; 2. to lie drenched in a liquid; (noun) 1. a rolling motion; 2. a confused mass; jumble
wizened
(adj) withered; wrinkled;, esp., with age
implacable
(adj) 1. impossible to placate or appease; 2. intractable; inflexible
histology
(noun) 1. the study of plant or animal tissues; 2. the structure of a tissue or organ
inchoate
(adj) 1. just beginning; 2. undeveloped; rudimentary
cruces
the plural of "crux"
metiér
(noun) 1. vocation, trade; 2. an area where one excels; forte
alluvial
(adj) pertaining to the soil deposited by a stream.
functionary
(noun) a person acting in an offical capacity
ebullient
(adj) 1. agitated; enthusiastic; high-spirited; 2. boiling
manciple
(noun) 1. a person responsible for provisioning a group of people; 2. a steward who buys provisions, esp. in a college, Inn of Court, or monastery