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Trivia powered by Prof. Walter1) What is the logger's name for an employment agent?

  • Labor shark
  • Labor crook
  • Labor saint

2) Lamb licker is a cowboy's name for a sheepherder, so called from the ewe's habit of licking her newborn lamb.

  • True or False?

3) What is the cowboy's term for whisky?

  • Kentucky shine
  • Barkeep's shine

Lamp oil

4) Land on his sombrero is being thrown form a horse feetfirst.

  • True or False?

5) Lawdog is a cowman's name for a sheriff or a deputy sheriff.

6) What was a name frequently used by the cowman for a lawyer?

  • Law wrangler
  • Law honcho
  • Law friend

7) Lay for is to lie in wait for; to ambush.

  • True or False?

8) What is a cowboy's name for his six gun?

  • Lead iron
  • Lead chucker
  • Lead ammo

9) What is a leather pounder?

  • Cowboy
  • Shepherd
  • Dairyman

10) What was the name given to greenbacks during stage coaching days?

  • Layman's skins
  • Light skins
  • Lincoln skins

Old West Lingo Trivia - L Answers

  1. Labor shark
  2. True
  3. Lamp oil
  4. False. Land on his sombrero is being thrown form a horse headfirst.
  5. True
  6. Law wrangler
  7. True
  8. Lead iron
  9. Cowboy
  10. Lincoln skins

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