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Anthophobia

Fear of flowers

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Biddy

A name used in calling a hen or chicken. An Irish serving woman or girl.

Diurnal

Daily; refers to events which recur every 24 hours, such as a daily temperature cycle.

Moonrise/Moonset

The Moon’s rising above or descending below the horizon.

Crumpet

A kind of large, thin muffin or cake, light and spongy, and cooked on a griddle or spider.

Junk

Pieces of old cable or old cordage, used for making gaskets, mats, swabs, etc., and when picked to pieces, forming oakum for filling the seams of ships.

Chowder

From the French chaudiere, a kettle, a pot. A dish made of fresh fish or clams, biscuit, onions, etc., stewed together.

Shipshape

Arranged in a manner befitting a ship; hence, trim; tidy; orderly.

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