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Unformatted text preview: monetary equivalent of a nickel. Nickels were not minted until after the Civil War. foreordination predestination. forty-rod cheap whisky. fox-fire the luminescence of decaying wood and plant remains, caused by various fungi. gabble to talk rapidly and incoherently; jabber; chatter. galoot [Slang] a person, esp. an awkward, ungainly person. gar needlefish. gingham a yarn-dyed cotton cloth, usually woven in stripes, checks, or plaids. habob aristocratic member of the community. harrow a frame with spikes or sharp-edged disks, drawn by a horse or tractor and used for breaking up and leveling plowed ground, covering seeds, rooting up weeds, etc....
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This note was uploaded on 11/23/2011 for the course ENG 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Texas State.
- Fall '08