Rosetta Stoneappears in Rendezvous with America, p. 6
This is an ancient granite stone with hieroglyphic inscriptions. It is instrumental in aiding historians to understand and decipher ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics.
Nepentheappears in Rendezvous with America, p. 9
This is a drug that serves as an anti-depressant drug, or medicine to alleviate sorrow.
Rubiconappears in The Mountain Climber, p. 15
This is a river that runs through Italy.
St. Vitus's Danceappears in Whence?, p. 21
This is another name for the neurological disorder named chorea.
Enfiladeappears in Old Houses, p. 26
This is a military position in which troops are subjected to fire from along the length of another line of troops.
Eunuchappears in Inevitability, p. 67
This is a boy or man who is castrated for a certain purpose.
Scimitar appears in Babylon, p. 92
This is a curved sword with one edge of Oriental origin.
Scylla Charybdis appears in E.&O.E., p. 134
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