|About Us | What's New | Search | Site Map | Contact Us|
You are not logged in. [Log In] Wordsmith.org » Forums » (Old) Weekly themes. (have been consolidated into a single forum above) » Beheading words » javelina Register User Forum List Calendar Active Topics Search FAQ
#117960 - 12/18/03 08:53 PM javelina
O.Henry is describing a room in a rich man's ranch house, including mounted deer heads, plus a "javeli" which apparently should have been "javelina".
He led McGuire into the east room. The floor was bare and clean. White curtains waved in the gulf breeze through the open windows. A big willow rocker, two straight chairs, a long table covered with newspapers, pipes, tobacco, spurs, and cartridges stood in the centre. Some well-mounted heads of deer and one of an enormous black javeli projected from the walls. A wide, cool cot-bed stood in a corner. Nueces County people regarded this guest chamber as fit for a prince. McGuire showed his eyeteeth at it. He took out his nickel and spun it up to the ceiling."
n : dark gray peccary with an indistinct white collar; of semi
desert areas of Mexico and southwestern United States
[syn: collared peccary, Tayassu angulatus, Tayassu
tajacu, Peccari angulatus]
Forum Stats 8912 Members
Max Online: 3341 @ 12/09/11 02:15 PM
Newest Members Preboomer, Smithwillsam, folatre, Rockyhud220, L82cannon
8912 Registered Users
Who's Online 0 registered (), 24 Guests and 3 Spiders online. Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Top Posters (30 Days)
endymion6 82 wofahulicodoc 76 LukeJavan8 69 May 30 A C Bowden 5 Tromboniator 2
wwh 13858 Faldage 13803 Jackie 11613 tsuwm 10537 LukeJavan8 8092 Buffalo Shrdlu 7210 AnnaStrophic 6511 wofahulicodoc 6469 Wordwind 6296 of troy 5400
Board Rules · Mark all read Contact Us · Wordsmith.org · Top
Disclaimer: Wordsmith.org is not responsible for views expressed on this site. Use of this forum is at your own risk and liability - you agree to hold Wordsmith.org and its associates harmless as a condition of using it.
Home | Today's Word | Yesterday's Word | Subscribe | FAQ | Archives | Search | Feedback
Wordsmith Talk | Wordsmith Chat
© 1994-2016 Wordsmith