1. widow's walk a lookout atop a coastal house
  2. widow's peak a V-shaped point in the hairline in the middle of the forehead
  3. footslog walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud
  4. widow's weeds a black garment worn by a widow as a sign of mourning
  5. wood swallow Australasian and Asiatic bird related to the shrikes and resembling a swallow
  6. Wood's alloy a fusible alloy that is half bismuth plus lead, tin, and cadmium; melts at about 160 degrees Fahrenheit
  7. lady's leek widely distributed North American wild onion with white to rose flowers
  8. white sale a sale of household linens
  9. odiously in an offensive and hateful manner
  10. Odd Hassel Norwegian chemist noted for his research on organic molecules (1897-1981)
  11. air-slake alter by exposure to air with conversion at least in part to a carbonate
  12. Jonas Salk United States virologist who developed the Salk vaccine that is injected against poliomyelitis (born 1914)
  13. oil slick a thin film of oil floating on top of water
  14. woodscrew a metal screw that tapers to a point so that it can be driven into wood with a screwdriver
  15. windowsill the sill of a window
  16. crosswalk a path (often marked) where something (as a street or railroad) can be crossed to get from one side to the other
  17. wide wale corduroy with wide ribs
  18. outsail sail faster or better than
  19. outsell sell more than others
  20. outsole the outer sole of a shoe or boot that is the bottom of the shoe and makes contact with the ground

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