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immovable

unable to move.

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doublet

vest

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riddle

belt

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heresy

a teaching that is contrary to that of the church

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cathedral

the home church of a bishop

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jousting

two knights on horseback, each trying to knock the other off with his lance.

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social status

level in society

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courtesy

good maners

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spur

a device worn on the heel, used for urging a horse on.

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to keep vigil

staying awake and praying

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to dub

to make a person a knight by touching the shoulder with a sword.

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hierarchy

the order of ranks in a system

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obsolete

useless because it is out of date

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siege

the act of surrounding a fortified place in order to capture it

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dauphin

eldest son of the french king

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hither

here

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commerce

the buying, selling, and trading of goods and services.

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tanner

a person who makes hide into leather

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guild

a union of persons practicing the same craft

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apprentice

one who learns a trade by working for a master

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master

a certified expert

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journey man

one admitted to a guild but not yet a master

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seamstress

a woman who makes a living by sewing

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chamber pot

a pot used instead of a toilet before plumbing was invented

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prohibition

a ban

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incentive

something that urges a person on.

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mandatory

required

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pageant

an elaborate entertainment displaying scenes from history

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bear baiting

a public spectacle in which dogs torment a chained bear

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charter

a writen order authorized the right to operate as a town

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libel

a false or damaging statement

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oratory

a small chapel

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redress

set right

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parish

church-sponcered

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tutor

a private teacher

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inventor

a detailed list of iteams

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martyred

killed for the sake of religion

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relic

a sacred object associated with a saint.

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architect

one who designs buildings.

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flying buttress

an archway built against a wall to help support it

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gothic

a type of architecture featuring steep roofs pointed arches

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bubonic plague

a highly contagious; swollen lymph glands were a typical synptom

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lymph glands

rounded masses of tissue located under the arms and in the groin

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hallucinating

seeing things that do not exist

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aerial photograph

a picture of the ground, taken from a great height

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scapegoat

a person wrongfully blamed, sometimes leading to persecution

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poll tax

a standard tax collected from every person.