Glossary 2


  • Bedazzled - Greatly impress
  • Biography - Written account of someone's life
  • Bonnet - Woman's or child's hat tied under chin,
  • Cinquain - Five line poem
  • Harlem Renaissance - Cultural movement that took place in 1920's
  • Harness - Straps to keep object mounted
  • Haunches - Leg and Loin of animal
  • Hobo - A migratory worker
  • Launderer - To wash laundry
  • Musical - Resembling music
  • Pulitzer - Award given for literary achievements
  • Rhyme-Scheme - Pattern of rhymes in a poem
  • Sonnet - Poetic verses in 14 lines
  • Tuberculosis - Lung disease
  • Valedictorian - Highest-ranking student