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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) Pack a balloon is a logger's expression meaning to carry a clown's uniform.

  • True or False?

2) Pack a card is a logger's expression meaning to carry a union card; to be a union man.

  • True or False?

3) What is a cowboy's expression describing a cattle rustler?

  • Pack rat
  • Packsaddle
  • Packs a long rope

4) What is a cowboy's expression describing someone who is always ready for a gun fight?

  • Packs his gun loose
  • Packs his gun tight
  • Packs his trigger finger

5) What is a cowboy's expression meaning to ride fast?

  • Pack the mail
  • Pack the hoss
  • Pack the train

6) Paint dauber is a man who paints the owner's brand on newly sheared sheep.

  • True or False?

7) Painted cat is a name frequently given by the cowboy to a woman of the frontier dance hall or bawdy house.

  • True or False?

8) What is a cowboy's name for the small English riding saddle?

  • Pancake
  • Pie cutter
  • Pale moons

9) Partisan is a name for the chief of a party of American Indians.

  • True or False?

10) What is a common early western expression meaning to die?

  • Pass in his chips
  • Pass go
  • Pass the freight

Old West Lingo Trivia - P Answers

  1. False. Pack a balloon is a logger's expression meaning to carry one's bedroll.
  2. True
  3. Packs a long rope
  4. Packs his gun loose
  5. Pack the mail
  6. True
  7. True
  8. Pancake
  9. False. Partisan is a name for the chief of a party of trappers.
  10. Pass in his chips

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