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Unformatted text preview: is used by plantation overseers to bridle a slave's tongue. a blackboy's mouth full of money a derogatory knickknack that depicts a black youth on his knees, his mouth spread as wide as a cup to hold loose change. bloody side of the Ohio River Kentucky. The Ohio River separated Kentucky, a slave state, and Ohio, a free state. brine in the barrel a primitive method of preserving fish, meat, and vegetables. The salt draws out the natural juices and replaces them with brine, or water full of salt, which impedes spoilage. bristle any short, stiff, prickly hair of an animal or plant. Brother a favorite tree at Sweet Home. buckeyes the seeds of any of various trees of the horse-chestnut family....
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