Z For Zachariah Glossary

Z For Zachariah Glossary

Dogwood

A plant with edible fruit

Ridge

A hill

the Amish

A group of traditionalist Christians who live and dress simply and find traditional alternatives to contemporary technology

minnow

A small fish

Pasture

Grassy land used to graze cows and sheep

Companionable

Friendly and approachable

Bellow

To shout loudly

For stretches

Into the distance; as far as the eye can see

Coverall

A simple one-piece work uniform, like an overall

Drill slacks

Light-weight trousers

Pail

A bucket

Grippe

Influenza, a disease

Aspirin

Medication to reduce pain or the effects of a fever

Eager

Enthusiastic and very keen

Transfusions

Transferring blood from a donor to a person in need

Expedition

A journey undertaken by a large group of people, often with the purpose of making a particular discovery

Looming

About to happen

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