The Elves and the Shoemaker. pages 162-177 Vocabulary. leath er. leather. My new boots are made of fine, brown leather , not plastic or cloth. leather. At last he had only one piece of leather to make one pair of shoes. Leather is a material made from animal skin. pol ished.
The Elves and the Shoemaker
My new boots are made of fine, brown leather, not plastic or cloth.
At last he had only one piece of leather to make one pair of shoes.
Leather is a material made from animal skin.
We polished the rocks until they sparkled like diamonds.
The leather was polished.
Polishedmeans made smooth and shiny.
Elves love to make mischief, but rarely hurt people.
At once the elves hopped up on the table and set to work.
Elvesare tiny creatures of folklore who have magical powers.
My cousin is a handsome, young man. He is good looking.
What fine and handsome elves are we,
No longer cobblers will we be,
From now on we’ll dance and play,
Into the woods and far away.
Handsomemeans good looking.
The cobbler fixed the broken heel on my shoe.
No longer cobblers will we be.
Acobbleris someone who makes and repairs shoes.