Abaddon – The Hattoist Heaven.
Archon – Raven
Arg – Silver coin. Value: 12 cups.
Argies – A clan of the Scowerers, notable for their domesticity.
Argotype – An early form of photograph, made using a solution of silver salts.
Arp – An area roughly equivalent to one acre. Also the general term for a parcel of land.
Arp Bellu – Literally Field of the Beast. What the Brotherhood call Killing Field.
Aur – Gold coin. Value: 12 args.
Avory – Ivory
Baccus – Pipe (for smoking).
Bal – Whale
Bargies – A clan of the Scowerers, noted for their cooking and love of food.
Barker – (slang) Gun. Barking iron.
Beak – (slang) Magistrate
Blackleaf – Tea (drink)
Blow/Blower – (slang) inform/informer.
Bucca – Legendary goblin of the wind, said to foretell shipwrecks.
Buzzing – (slang) Picking pockets.
Caper – (slang) A criminal act.
Cartesii – Co-ordinates
Chandler – Originally a candle-maker; later a grocer and general supplier of goods, particularly for ships.
Chap - A chicken
Chink – (slang) Money
Chiv – (slang) Knife
Church – (slang) To remove identifying marks from. To make like new again, ie: "Church a watch."
Cove - (slang) A man.
Cup – Copper coin. The smallest unit of currency in the Republic.
Doodles - A clan of the Scowerers. Notable for stealing handbags from old ladies.
Dolittler – A person who can communicate with animals using telepathy.
Dore – Native bush rat.
Drass - Donkey.
Eden – The Hattoist Hell.
Eel – Unit of measurement. Approximately 1 metre.
Eyr - Eagle
Familiar – Animal associated with a witch or sorcerer.
Fel – Cat
Fine-wirer – (slang) Highly skilled pickpocket.
Freeday – Friday
Furl – Unit of measurement. Approximately 200 metres.
Gammon – (slang) Nonsense. Adjective: Gamm.
Georg – A farm
Gillywig – Guinea pig
Glamm – The magical aura of a wizard or sorcerer.
Glim – (slang) A light or fire.
Grabber – (slang) Hand
Grandmere – Grandmother
Grandpere – Grandfather
Gytrash – A ghostly horse.
Hectors – Gang of thieves in competition with the Scowerers.
Jugglery – (slang) Underhanded dealings.
Kaaba – The mythical dwelling of the Dark Traveller.
Kettle – (slang) A watch. A gold watch is a red kettle, a silver watch a tin kettle.
Kidsman – An organiser and leader of young thieves.
Lamps – (slang) Eyes
Lab – Pumpkin
Lag – Unit of measurement. Approximately 5.5 kilometres.
Lanthorn - Lantern
Lapp – A rabbit or hare.
Lethe – Mythical river of forgetfulness.
Lone Soldier – Card game. A form of Solitaire.
Lurk – (slang) A scheme, usually of a criminal nature.
Mere – Mother
Miser Bird - Magpie
Mornday – Monday
Nick – (slang) Steal
Nickers – Thieves
Nine – Dog
Oen - Wine
Peach – (slang) Inform on or give accusatory information against. Squeal.
Pea-coat - A short double-breasted overcoat worn by sailors.
Pere – Father
Plug – Bulkhead in the floor of the Second Deep.
Porp – Dolphin
Sandwich – (slang) Wallet or purse.
Saturnday – Saturday
Sinday – Sunday. The Holy day of the Hattoists.
Skellington - Skeleton
Skrayl – Ocean gull.
Slee – Possum
Slough – Pig
Snokey – Black rat
Stook – Cormorant
Tarsene – Kerosene
Tempus – Clock
Theresday – Thursday
Torpin – Canvas
Vulpin – Fox
Walla - Kangaroo
Whenday – Wednesday
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The Seven Sleepers | The Cave of Wonders: Book 1Adventure
HIGHEST RANK #1 in Adventure. Ward has no idea why the Brotherhood want him dead. Knowing he will soon join the tarred corpses by the riverside, he falls in with the only person who can protect him: master criminal Saint Nick. Nick's empire of subwa...