a building offering basic sleeping accommodations for workers, visitors, or campers.
Bunk house
1. paint (a wall, building, or room) with whitewash.
Whitewashed
a strong, durable material, typically striped, used to cover mattresses and pillows.
Ticking
a small container, typically cylindrical and made of glass, used especially for holding liquid medicines.
Vials
a laborer, especially one employed as a general assistant to a riverboat captain.
Swamper
a confederate soldier
Graybacks
not easily convinced; having doubts or reservations.
Skeptically
a liquid or lotion, especially one made with oil, for rubbing on the body to relieve pain.
Liniment
a person who skins animals or prepares skins.
Skinner
great enjoyment
Relish
(of a person) broad and sturdily built. synonyms:
Stocky
Stetson is a brand of hat manufactured by the John B. Stetson Company.
Stetson Hat
a person or thing that cultivates something.
Cultivator
a bundle of paper, hay, cotton, etc., tightly wrapped and bound with cords or hoops.
Bale
appease the anger or anxiety of (someone).
Mollified
determine (the amount or number of something) mathematically
Calculating
eager or quick to argue, quarrel, or fight.
Pugnacious
in a careful or cautious manner.
Gingerly
having eyelashes of a specified kind.
Lashed
having no part higher than another; having a flat or even surface.
Levelly
a person or thing that is lightly built or constructed.
Lightweight
consisting of disorganized, untidy, or incomplete parts.
Scrappy
in a way that suggests that something bad is going to happen.
Ominously
a swamp.
Slough
conceited or arrogant, especially in a bold or impudent way.
Cockier
showing a critical or disrespectful attitude.
Derogatory
any of various card games played by one person, the object of which is to use up all one's cards by forming particular arrangements and sequences.
Solitaire
a single rein used originally in the western U.S. that was fastened to the brake handle and ran through the driver's hand to the bit of the lead animal.
Jerkline
for describing someone or something with a pleading, sorrowful, desperate tone.
Plaintively
go or move in an exaggeratedly impatient or angry manner.
Flounced
feel or show deep sorrow or regret for (someone or their death), typically by following conventions such as the wearing of black clothes.
Mourned
find or discover by investigation
Trace
settling an issue; producing a definite result
Decisive
twist or bend out of its normal shape.
Contorted
the offspring of a donkey and a horse (strictly, a male donkey and a female horse), typically sterile and used as a beast of burden.
Mules
of, for, or relating to the nose.
Nasal
put a bridle on (a horse).
Bridled
short, and gruff
Brusquely
in an arch or roguish manner.
Archly
anxious or fearful that something bad or unpleasant will happen.
Apprehensive
in a manner intended to defend or protect.
Defensively
emotionally detached.
Disengage
impressive stateliness, dignity, or beauty.
Majesty
the force that attracts a body toward the center of the earth, or toward any other physical body having mass. For most purposes Newton's laws of gravity apply, with minor modifications to take the general theory of relativity into account.
Gravity
with pleasure or satisfaction
Complacently
be absorbed in thought.
Mused
a plane figure with three straight sides and three angles.
Triangle
the state or quality of being worthy of honor or respect.
Dignity