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Old West Lingo Trivia - V

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) Vaca is a term from the Southwest meaning cow. It is taken from the Spanish.

  • True or False?

2) Vamoose is a cowboy's word meaning go, it is an Americanized form of he Spanish vamos!  The cowboy uses it to mean get the hell out of here.

  • True or False?

3) In the Southwest, a common word for any cowboy, but more particularly for a Mexican cowboy. It is taken from the Spanish. What is the word?

  • Vaquero
  • Vastmen
  • Ventiment

4) What is a miner's name for nitroglycerin?

  • Vaseline
  • Vermouth
  • Veggies

5) What is cowboy's name for his bedroll?

  • Velvet couch
  • Velvet towel
  • Velvet rabbit

6) What is the miner's name for the main vein of a deposit?

  • Vent
  • Velum
  • Veta

7) Viggerish in dice, it is the house's cut.

  • True or False?

8) Vingt-et-un is the original French name for the game known in the United States as Black Jack or Twenty-one.

  • True or False?

9) What does the cowman sometimes calls his town clothes?

  • Vug
  • Voucher
  • Visiting harness

10) What was a miner's name for a cavity in the rock?

  • Vouchers
  • Vug
  • Vaguest

Old West Lingo Trivia - V Answers

  1. True
  2. True
  3. Vaquero
  4. Vaseline
  5. Velvet couch
  6. Veta
  7. True
  8. True
  9. Visiting harness
  10. Vug

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