air-raids
an attack by military aircraft, usually hostile
bagged
took possession of
batty
crazy
blue-bottle
a type of fly
Daughter of Eve
a descendant of Eve, described in the Bible and the Quran as the first woman, created from the rib of Adam
dryad
a nature spirit, often described as a type of nymph, usually found in trees
dwarf
a figure originating in Norse mythology, usually conceived of as similar to a man but distinctly shorter and stockier
faun
a figure from Roman mythology, having the body of a man and the horns, ears, legs and tail of a goat
Great Scott
though its origins are unclear, its meaning is similar to "Good God"
make it pax
let it go [pax is Latin for peace]
muffler
a type of scarf
nymph
a nature spirit, usually found near water
prig
a person who observes propriety to the point of obnoxiousness
sledge
a vehicle on runners for going over snow/ice; a toboggan or sleigh
Son of Adam
a descendant of Adam, described in the Bible and the Quran as the first man, created from clay and the breath of God
stag
an adult male deer
stratagem
a trick used to deceive or outwit an enemy, or for a specific gain
trifle
something of little importance
washout
an unsuccessful venture
wireless
radio