Milkweed Glossary

Milkweed Glossary


Jewish festival, lasting eight days from the 25th day of December, commemorating the rededication of the Temple in 165 BC by the Maccabees after its desecration by the Syrians. believed to be the 8 days of gift giving rather than one day compared to christmas.


to grow


a small pointed beard that grows in the middle of the chin


German dish of chopped pickled cabbage.


used as a symbol of cruel or authoritarian behaviour


the female of a horse


a member of a travelling people with dark skin and hair and free-spirited in nature.

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