This are some words that I didn´t understood from the poem “Pike” . Pato asked us to look them up in the dictionary and post them.
Pike: Large, predatory freshwater fish.
Tigering: Making stripes like a tiger´s skin.
Grin: To smile showing your teeth.
Stunned: Very shocked or upset, especially so that you are unable to act normally.
Grandeur: The important or high position that someone has in society.
Emerald: A bright green stone used in expensive jewellery.
Lily pads: The large round leaf of a water lily that floats on water.
Gloom: The feeling of having no hope.
Hooked: Shaped like a hook.
Clamp: To put or hold something firmly in position.
Fang: One of the long pointed teeth that some animals have, for example snakes, dogs, and tigers.
Subdued: Quiet and slightly sad or worried.
Gills: One of the organs behind the head of a fish that allows it to breathe.
Kneading: To prepare dough or clay by pressing it continuously.
Fry: Newly hatched fish.