Wondrous Words Wednesday is hosted by Bermudaonion's Weblog.
This week's Wondrous comes from the book The Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy
1.fustain- Thick cotton material.
2. is a term for a variety of heavy woven, mostly cotton fabrics, chiefly prepared for menswear. It is also used to refer to pompous, inflated or pretentious writing or speech, from at least the time of Shakespeare. Fustian was worn by workers during the 19th century. As such, radical elements of the British working class chose to wear fustian jackets as a symbol of their class allegiance. This was especially marked during the Chartist era. The historian Paul Pickering has called the wearing of fustian "a statement of class without words." via Wikipedia
2. keacorn- Throat
3. barrow- is a mound of earth erected over a grave.
4. fetichistic- Superstitious
5. sacrarium- Area surround and altar
These were found on the first 17 pages that I have read so far.