Unformatted text preview: impedimenta things hindering progress, as on a trip; encumbrances; esp., baggage, supplies, or equipment, as those carried along with an army. voile a thin, sheer fabric, as of cotton, used for garments, curtains, etc. Blackstone's Commentaries one of the most important books ever written on British law, written by Sir William Blackstone 1723-80; Eng. jurist & writer on law. tight [slang] drunk. amanuensis an assistant who takes dictation or copies something already written; secretary. redbug any of various red insects, as a cotton stainer or chigger....
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- The Bible, Sir William Blackstone, vt., Shadrach Bible, various Asiatic plants, badsmelling gum resin, various red insects