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    Precise Meaning: "CCSS.ELA-Literacy." precedes these numbers: 2.4e, 3.4d, 4.4c, 5.4c, 6.4c, 7.4c, 8.4c, 9-10.4c, 11-12.4c
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    St. Patrick Day Definition Match --

    MATCH the St. Patrick Day vocabulary word list with definitions of 18 words in the right hand column. Use the pull down Select bar to choose the correct letter match.
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    This St. Patrick's Day word list comes from the St. Patrick's Day word puzzles that include a Definition Match, Interactive Word Puzzle, Fill-in-the-Blanks, Word Search, Crossword, Reading Passage and True or False activity.
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    Word List
    1) leprechaun
    2) sweepstakes
    3) blarney
    4) tanistry
    5) scones
    6) brogue
    7) shamrock
    8) SaintPatrick
    9) donnybrook
    10) banshee
    11) stew
    12) boondoggle
    13) limerick
    14) smithereens
    15) shillelagh
    16) shimmer
    17) boycott
    18) stout
    Definition List
    A)  female spirit who wails
    B)  misleading nonsense
    C)  work of little or not value done merely to keep or look busy
    D)  to refuse to deal with
    E)  strong dialectical accent
    F)  classic knockdown brawl
    G)  small elf of Irish folklore
    H)  type of humorous poem
    I)  Patron Saint of Ireland
    J)  a light, biscuit-like quick bread
    K)  national symbol of Ireland
    L)  formidable club or stick
    M)  to shine or reflect a soft, tremulous light
    N)  fragments; bits
    O)  hearty meal
    P)  dark, sweet ale
    Q)  a race or other contest for which the prize consists of the stakes contributed by the various competitors
    R)  law of royal succession