Oh Fiddle Faddle! How Many Of These Old-Fashioned Terms Do You Know?

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Can ye smite this quiz? The answer is nigh!

See how much you really know about old English by giving the translation of words like "smite", "damsel" and "blithering".

 Mar 08, 2018

1 of 22What does this word mean?

Blithering
Foolish
Nervous
In a hurry

2 of 22What does this word mean?

Librocubularist
One who is addicted to the library
One who reads in bed
One who collects books

3 of 22What does this word mean?

Mullock
Rubbish or nonsense
A house without rules
Undiagnosed sickness

4 of 22What does this word mean?

Guttle
To fall asleep prematurely
To cram in food
To choke

5 of 22What does this word mean?

Eventide
The end of the day
Late night
The early hours of the morning

6 of 22What does this word mean?

Bane
A feast
Poison
A river

7 of 22What does this word mean?

Darbies
Gloves
Boots
Handcuffs

8 of 22What does this word mean?

Fair
Healthy
Beautiful
Innocent

9 of 22What does this word mean?

Larcener
Any kind of criminal
Thief
Teacher

10 of 22What does this word mean?

Man-at-arms
Farmer
Soldier
Builder

11 of 22What does this word mean?

Nigh
Far
Dark
Near

12 of 22What does this word mean?

Peeler
Father of more than 3 kids
Police officer
Chef

13 of 22What does this word mean?

Doxy
Nanny
Jester
Lover

14 of 22What does this word mean?

Scrag
Knee
Hair
Neck

15 of 22What does this word mean?

Smite
Get revenge on
Brag
Defeat/conquer

16 of 22What does this word mean?

Wench
Older man
Child
Girl or woman

17 of 22What does this word mean?

Ye
You
Yes
God

18 of 22What does this word mean?

Turnkey
Jailer
Gravedigger
Maid

19 of 22What does this word mean?

Steed
Sword
Horse
Prince

20 of 22What does this word mean?

Damsel
Older married woman
Young single woman
Any woman

21 of 22What does this word mean?

Bedlam
An asylum
A jail
A school

22 of 22What does this word mean?

Thrice
A kind of disease
Three times
Being careful with money
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