The Roman term for Northern Britain, commonly used to describe Scotland.
A convent of nuns who live away from the public world and devote themselves to a life of holy worship.
enclosed fields or meadows.
A piece of defensive armor that covers the body.
An object, thing, or entity that worshippers forfeited to God when they felt he played a role in the death of a human. Deodands could be animals, tools, or other forms of private property.
To reveal or make known, usually referring to something that has previously been hidden.
A flag or banner displayed for military purposes. It can also refer to the officer who carries the flag into battle.
the imagination, illusory image, or a personal inclination.
Generous or forgiving in large proportions, especially toward someone who is less fortunate or socially inferior.
A mythological creature with semi-divine powers, who usually inhabits fountains, rivers, trees, or caves.
Eager to please, attentive, and kind.
Marvell’s paradoxical term to describe the round Earth being compressed into a flat plane.
A high-ranking official in the clergy, usually in the Anglican Church
A platform used for public execution or a theatrical stage.
An Italian word for an enclosed, private space, a harem or a place of confinement for women in an Ottoman home.
A mute or soft stop placed upon an instrument such as a trumpet or violin.
A pen where bulls are kept before they enter the ring to fight.
Violent or excessively cruel, or sexually promiscuous.