noah websterSome definitions from Noah Webster's Compendious Dictionary of the English Language

Americanize verb: to render American

caddy  noun: a small box for tea

checkers  noun pl.: a game

chore  noun: a small job, domestic work

demoralize  verb: to corrupt, undermine or destroy moral principles

emphasize  verb: to pronounce with a stress of voice

energize   verb: to give strength or vigor

flytrap  noun: a trap to catch flies

hydrant   noun: a pipe to conduct and deliver water

immigrant  noun: one who removes into a country

inapproachable  adjective: not to be approached

inexact   adjective: not exact or precise

insubordinatio   noun: disobedience or want of submission to authority

leanto  noun: the part of a building that appears to lean upon another

notice  verb: to see, regard, observe, attend

orthoepy  noun: the art of just pronunciation

penmanship  noun: the act, art, or use of writing

pry  verb: to look into with close inspection, to raise with a lever

publicity  noun: a public state, notoriety

sectarian  adjective: pertaining to a sect

skittles  noun: a game like ninepins

slang  noun: vulgar language, cant phrases [low]

slat  noun: a thin piece of timber connecting larger ones

slatternly  adjective: negligent in dress, sluttish

snowshoe  noun: a light frame to walk with on snow

spry  adjective: nimble, brisk, quick in action

surf  noun: waves or swell of the sea breaking on shore

velveteen  noun: a cloth made of cotten and linen