What does the widow offer Huck? what is the word

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Widow Douglas offers to adopt Huck after thier ordeal with Injun Joe.  She feels sorry for him and decides that she will civilize the boy.  Huck had also saved her from being killed by Injun Joe, so she wishes to repay him.  Tom and Huck have retrieved Injun Joe's hoard of stolen treasure from the cavern, and now both have money set aside for their futures.   

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