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Old West Lingo Trivia - B

What do you know about Old West Lingo?  Take this Old West History Made Easy Trivia quiz.  You'll find answers at the bottom of the page.

Trivia powered by Prof. Walter1) Baa-a-ah is a cowboy's contemptuous name for sheep.  If you want to start a fight, just call a cowboy this.

  • True or False

2) What was a man considered dangerous?

  • Bad man
  • Bad news
  • Bad medicine

3) What was food or a meal?

  • Bait
  • Bag
  • Brunch

4) A bait can is a logger's term for his lunch pail.

  • True or False?

5) What was the term to ride in such a way as to overheat a horse.

  • Bake
  • Bike
  • Bald

6) A cowboy is used to eating out of granite or tin plates or bowls. What is the cowboy's term for china dishes?

  • Baldface dishes
  • Bak'em dishes
  • Bake dishes

7) What was a range-peddler's wagon, usually loaded with clothing, cinches, stirrup leathers, and other cowboy supplies?

  • Band wagon
  • Bad wagon
  • Bruce wagon

8) What was a miner's term for nitroglycerine; or, a logger's term for dynamite?

  • Biddle juice
  • Briddle juice
  • Bang juice

9) Belch is an old trapper's word meaning to scalp.

  • True or False?

10) What is a cowboy's name in the Northwest.

  • Buck's men
  • Buckaroo
  • Buck herder

 

Old West Lingo Trivia - B
[Answers]

  1. True
  2. Bad medicine
  3. Bait
  4. True
  5. Bake
  6. Baldface dishes
  7. Band wagon
  8. Bang juice
  9. False.  Bark is an old trapper's word meaning to scalp.
  10. Buckaroo

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