The Red Pony

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“The Gift”
Chapter One, The Red Pony
By John Steinbeck
Hoot-owls /
Barn Owls
An owl that eats rodents and often lives in barns and other buildings
Wooden tub
A low, wide container made of wood
Overalls
Pants with a bib and shoulder straps, usually worn for work
Currycomb
A comb used for horses
Oil lamp
A lamp that uses oil to create a light
Sagebrush
A large bush or shrub found in North America
Geraniums
A type of flower
Cypress Tree
A type of tree
Muskmelon
A type of melon or cantaloupe
Airedale
A Terrier dog with hard, wiry, black and tan fur
Saddle
Leather seat for riding a horse
Hackamore
A type of bridle for leading a horse
Sawhorse
A wooden frame
Black
kettle/cauldron
A pot used for boiling water
Vegetable patch
A small garden of vegetables
Twenty-two rifle
A type of gun
Quail
A small bird
Iron triangle
An instrument made of iron, sometimes used to call people to a meal
Boots
A shoe that usually covers the ankle
Quartz
A mineral found in rocks that is transparent or colorless
Stetson hat
A hat with a broad brim and high crown, usually made of felt
Buzzards /
Turkey Vultures
A large bird that eats dead animals (carrion)
Horse Anatomy