Taken from “Lady Audley’s Secret” – M. E. Braddon and a few from Forster’s “A Room with a View”…
- Druggett – a coarse woolen fabric felted or woven and printed on one side
- Colliers (boats) – should have recognized this one. It refers to people involved in producing (digging/mining etc.) coal… Don’t remember any coal-mining talk though in the book.
- Timon (myth) – reference to Shakespearean play called “The Life of Timon of Athens” – haven’t read this (or even heard of it before), but think it’s about the fortunes of some rich Athenian guy…
- Pallas Athene (in the manner of…) – another name for Athena (Greek goddess of wisdom, courage, inspiration etc.)
- Burnous (clothing) – a cloak of coarse woolen fabric with a hood, usually white
- Isingclass (food) – product of gelatin and used in confectionary and other desserts
- Tocsin – an alarm sounded by means of bells
- Figured silk (type of dress) – silk material ornamented with a pattern of some type
- Hurt bushes (flora) – not sure. The only mention that I could find was to do with the Super Mario Wiki game… !
- Chorically – of or pertaining to a chorus; linked with style of Greek chorus…