A recognizable British brand name for a beef extract beverage that is served hot.
A colorful bird often kept as a pet.
Bad-tempered or argumentative.
Trunk of the car.
A large bird with a curving beak and brown feathers, from the sandpiper family.
Crimean War veteran
Soldier who served in the Crimean War in the Baltic region of Europe in the 19th Century.
A person born and raised in the Yorkshire Dales, who works as a farmer.
In the novel, this refers to a region in the north of England, also known as the Yorkshire Dales. A dale is a valley. The Yorkshire Dales landscape is composed of low hills, valleys, and moors (areas of open infertile land).
A shelter for domesticated pigeons.
A room where medications are kept and prepared.
A reference to the number of people who are unemployed, claiming state benefit.
An instrument used in embryotomy, the dissection of a fetus inside a womb.
Settled comfortably in a safe place.
An employee who does various kinds of tasks.
The side of a rocky hill.
Mastitis, a disease affecting cows and sheep.
Finding something after an exhaustive search.
Term used by Mrs. Pumphrey to describe her dog's impacted anal glands.
A heavy discharge of blood.
A way of being peculiar to a certain individual.
Inclined to do naughty things for fun.
Impossible to subdue or defeat.
Lively, cheerful, self-confident.
To soothe anger.
Relating to pigs.
A term used to describe an auto mechanic process of boring out a combustion engine, to widen it.
Rejected with contempt.
A group of figures making up a scene, usually from history.
A thick dark syrup made from sugar.
Going against what is traditional or usual.
Relating to the medical treatment of animals.
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