Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?
Quandary Resolution 3947
dishabille, hapless, kedge, baccate

 

The cutsie nickname “Blueberry” was bestowed upon Bluebeard the pirate by his men on the night they kedged the ship closer to shore to join in the Bastille Day revelry and the Captain’s untucked shirt left him in dishabille when he tried to kick the hapless mutt that had stowed on board, lost his footing, and landed in an unruly pile on the deck -- the purple-blue baccate birthmark on his tummy, which had seemed so darling to his mother and aunties when he was a toddler, revealed to the whole scurvy lot.

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