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Triton, a sea god of Roman mythology. He is usually represented as blowing a horn.

Trojan war, a famous war of antiquity, the subject of Homer's great epic, the Iliad.

Troubadours, a school or body of poets and singers of France in early days.

Trucking, exchanging, bargaining.

Tumultuous, noisy.

Turbulency, confusion, discord.

Ultimate, final.

Uncontaminated, unspoiled.
Uncos, news (Scotch).

Unobstructed, with nothing in the way, clear.

Urim, supposed to have been a very brilliant stone set in

the breastplate of the Jewish high priest.

Usurpation, unlawful seizure of power.

[blocks in formation]

Voltigeurs (vōl-ti-jurs'), leapers.

Vortices, whirling masses of water.

Vulcan, the smith of the Roman gods who made their armor. He is said to have been lame.

Wrack, ruin, wreck.

Wake lights, lights for the dead.
Wales, chooses (Scotch).

Warded, guarded.

Whilom, formerly.

Widowed, deprived.

Without day, a term used in courts, meaning finally, not to

be again assembled.

Yeoman, rustic, farmer.
Yeomanry, body of farmers.

Yule log, log for the Christmas fire

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