1. dryad—[B] wood nymph; as, Daemon hoped a dryad might inhabit his newly planted oak tree.
2. schnapsidee—[B] crazy idea thought up while drinking; as, Conceived in a bar, the lucrative
“pet rock” marketing scheme is an example of a schnapsidee gone right. 3. angel’s share—[C] liquor lost to evaporation while aging in barrels; as, Scotland’s whisky industry loses two per cent of its product volume every year to the angel’s share.
4. poltergeist—[A] noisy ghost; as, The house was haunted by a poltergeist who regularly moved furniture and rattled dishes.
5. hops—[C] plant cones used to flavour beer; as, Tormod decided to grow his own hops and add them to his home brew.
6. brownie—[A] elf that secretly does housework; as, Not wanting to take credit, Uberto claimed a brownie had folded the laundry.
7. Mahaha—[A] Inuit demon that tickles its victims to death; as, Potential victims of Mahaha are advised to lure it near water and push it in.
8. pot-valiant—[B] courageous when intoxicated; as, Feeling potvaliant after a few swigs from her flask, Angelina asked Kit to dance. 9. rathskeller—[C] basement tavern or restaurant; as, Junlong headed downstairs to the rathskeller to join his friends for happy hour.
10. pneumatology—[C] study of the Holy Spirit; as, A question explored by pneumatology is the nature of the Holy Spirit’s work in the world.
11. tipple—[B] drink habitually; as, Jenny was known to tipple and could often be found at the pub.
12. shandy—[B] mixture of beer and lemonade; as, Nafasi praised shandy for its refreshing taste and low alcohol content.
13. golem—[C] clay figure brought to life; as, Legend has it that a 16thcentury rabbi succeeded in creating a golem to protect the Jewish community in Prague.
14. antifogmatic—[A] drink taken to brace oneself for damp weather; as, Jayvyn gulped down a quick dram of whisky as an antifogmatic before heading out into the cold rain.
15. kelpie—[A] horse-shaped water spirit; as, Kelpies are said to have drowned travellers, so Faye was watchful as she walked around the loch.