Sunday, September 18, 2011

Blood Oath & Outlaw Vocab

Blood Oath by Christopher Farnsworth

Madrassa: a Muslim school, college, or university that is often part of a mosque

Abreaction: the expression and emotional discharge of unconscious material (as a repressed idea or emotion) by verbalization especially in the presence of a therapist

Creatine: a white crystalline nitrogenous substance C4H9N3O2 found especially in the muscles of vertebrates either free or as phosphocreatine; also : a synthetic usually hydrated form of creatine taken especially as a dietary supplement

Atavism: recurrence in an organism of a trait or character typical of an ancestral form and usually due to genetic recombination

Abattoir: slaughterhouse

Outlaw by Angus Donald

Justiciar: the chief political and judicial officer of the Norman and later kings of England until the 13th century

Weasand: throat; gullet

Reive: raid

Vinous: of, relating to, or made with wine

Conroi: A small group of knights who competed in tournaments together from the 12th and 13th centuries

Gralloch: the entrails of a deer

Shrieval: of or relating to a sheriff

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