Adam of the Road
by Elizabeth Janet Gray
VOCABULARY WORD LIST
Below is the work contributed by Sarah Grace and Jonathan. Great job!!
These are from Sarah Grace:
minstrel-A medievel musician who traveled from place to place, singing or reciting poetry.
almonry-A place or chamber where alms were distributed to the poor.
almoner-A person who gives money or goods to the poor.
High Mass-A massin which the celebrant is assisted by a deacon and a subdeacon and accompanied by acolytes, a thurifer, and a choir.
valerian-An herb that is commonly usedin suppliments and is claimed to help treat insomnia.
fragrance-A sweet or pleasant odor
blissful-Full of or causing extreme happiness
St. Alban's Day-A day recognizing a saint who was martyred.
comfts-Candy or sweetmeat especially candied fruits or nuts.
parson-An anglican clergyman holding a benefice.
inprovised-made or provided
porter-a doorman or gatekeeper
abbot-A man who is ahead of an abbey of monks.
These are from Jonathan1.daunted
These are from Mrs. Foster
distaff (p114) duress (p116)
hue and cry (p246)
lickety split (p294)