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Old West Lingo Trivia - M

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Trivia powered by Prof. Walter1) Mac is a male who made his living procuring for some woman of the red-light district of a cow town.

  • True or False?

2) What was a logger's term for sawdust?

  • Marble
  • Maple
  • Macaroni

3) Made wolf meat is an expression used by the early trappers meaning that a man had been killed and left on the prairie for the wolves to eat.

  • True or False?

4) What did cowboy's call maggot?

  • Sheep
  • Steers
  • Mules

5) Make tracks is a trapper's expression meaning to slow down.

  • True or False?

6) What is the cowboy's expression for swinging a girl off the floor in an old fashioned square dance?

  • Makin' shavetails
  • Makin' the calico crack
  • Makin' the man cage

7) Makin' the town smoky is a cowboy's expression for shooting up a town or generally raising hell.

  • True or False?

8) What was a cowboy's term for a vicious horse?

  • Medicine-killer
  • Man-killer
  • Marvels

9) Marm school is a cow-country school, so called by the cowboy because the teacher was invariably a man.

  • True or False?

10) What was the term for a rustler's practice of making mavericks by killing the mother with her telltale brand?

  • Maverick factory
  • Maw bell
  • Meat bag

Old West Lingo Trivia - M Answers

  1. True
  2. Macaroni
  3. True
  4. Sheep
  5. False. Make tracks is a trapper's expression meaning to hurry.
  6. Makin' the calico crack
  7. True
  8. Man-killer
  9. False. Marm school is a cow-country school, so called by the cowboy because the teacher was invariably a woman.
  10. Maverick factory

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