Wondrous Words Wednesday
These are words I thought would be interesting from the book, The Sparrow Sisters by Ellen Herrick.
Eiderdown- A quilt filled with down (originally from the female eider duck) or some other soft material.
Foxtails- are grasses and seed awns that are extremely dangerous to dogs, the awns are barbed razor sharp needles designed to burrow into the ground with the seed.
Awns- are stiff bristles, especially one of those growing from the ear or flower of barley, rye, and many grasses.