Chapter 8
Vocabulary Words

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bugle 137 a brass musical instrument like the trumpet but without valves
clove apple 135 a large apple stuck full of cloves
corset 140 a woman's tight stiff undergarment worn to support or give shape to waist and hips
flounce 142 a strip of fabric attached by the upper edge
hew 134 to make or shape by cutting with an ax
jig 148 to dance a lively springy dance
nape 138 the back of the neck
pigeonwing 148 a fancy dance step executed by jumping and striking the legs together
sprig 140 a small shoot or twig especially with leaves or flowers
swagger 136 an act or instance of walking with a proud strut
yoke 136 a frame fitted to a person's shoulders to carry a load in two equal portions

Definitions utilized from Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary and Merriam-Webster's Word Central Dictionary based on use in Little House in the Big Woods.

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