This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Pith helmet - This is a derby hat worn by equestrians, or those who ride a horse.
Burnoose - This is a long cloak with a hood worn by Arabs in Northern Africa.
Bric-a-brac - These are ornaments or show pieces put on mantels in French countries. They include decorated teacups, vases, small statues, etc.
Benidor - This is another Spanish word for siesta, or midday nap.
Canette vinga - This is a version of tennis for the poor man. Instead of a tennis ball, it uses a cigar to bat...
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