Buccaneer
swashbuckling type, foreign, exciting, goodlooking, slightly dangerous to know.
Chancery
Legal equity procedures dealing with decisions of equity in intestate estates, execution of wills and property dealings
efflorescence
flowering, the period of greatest productivity
phaeton
horse-drawn vehicle
pomade
gentleman's hairdressing cream
Saga
Ancient Nordic rhyming story or song about travel, adventure, family survival.
wallflowers
unmarriageable women who sat around the edge of the ballroom not being asked to dance, or date.