E. Pauline Johnson: Poetry Glossary

E. Pauline Johnson: Poetry Glossary

maim

to hurt, to injure, to mutilate

Union Jack

name of the national flag of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

stripling

young, inexperienced

quell

to defeat, to overcome, to suppress

hapless

unlucky, miserable, cursed

tomahawk

a small ax, mainly used by Native Americans

quiver

to shake, to tremble

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