Picture Dictionaries – 5C

Do you know what an Ostler is? How about a French cocked-hat or a love-knot?

5C had a chance to apply the computer research skills they learnt earlier in the year today, as they sought to unpick the meaning of some of the vocabulary from Alfred Noyes’ The Highwayman for our English unit.

After finding unfamiliar words in the poem, we used online dictionaries and search engines to find pictures and definitions which we then put into our own picture dictionaries.

Can you find the meaning of the following words?

torrent moor casement bonny red-coats tawny stirrups

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