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Dijéronme que iban en seguimento de un ganadero que había pesado ciertos carneros en la carnicería, por ver si le podían dar un tiento en un grandísimo gato de reales que llevaba allí

They told me they were pursuing a cattle-dealer who had weighed some sheep in the market, to see if they could contrive to grab a huge purse that he was carrying

2

Sudar

To sweat

3

Gota

Drop (ie drop of liquid)

4

Desembanastar

To unpack

5

A boca de sorna

At nightfall

6

Canasta

Basket

7

Tendió la sábana por manteles

spread out the sheet to act as a tablecloth

8

cazuela

pan

9

tajadas

slices

10

sollozando

sobbing

11

a refrescarse al portal

to take air in the porch

12

bizarro

valiant/gallant

13

Alpargates

Rope sandals

14

Montera verde de cazador

Green hunting-cap

15

Toquilla

Headscarf or shawl - but in R&C a hat sin toquilla is a hat without a ribbon

16

las alhajas

the furnishings

17

espadas de esgrima

fencing swords

18

broqueles

shields

19

una arca grande sin tapa

big chest without a lid

20

almofía

bowl

21

encajada en la pared

fixed to the wall

22

a cabo de una buena pieza

after some time

23

cuello

collar

24

cuatrero

germania for horse thief

25

roznos

germanía for asses

26

respeto

kinda like protector, used to describe relation of repolido to cariharta so probs best to just say boyfriend

27

Con aquél había yo de comer más pan a manteles, ni yacer en uno? Primero me vea yo comida de adivas estas carnes, que me ha parado de la manera que ahora veréis

Will I ever eat again with him at the same table, or live under the same roof? Rather would I give this flesh of mine, which he has put into the state you shall see, to be devoured alive by raging beasts.

28

un talego

bag of money

29

gente de ese jaez

people of that sort

30

repentina

sudden