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
In a hurry
Nervous

2 of 22What does this word mean?

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

3 of 22What does this word mean?

Mullock
Rubbish or nonsense
Undiagnosed sickness
A house without rules

4 of 22What does this word mean?

Guttle
To choke
To fall asleep prematurely
To cram in food

5 of 22What does this word mean?

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

6 of 22What does this word mean?

Bane
A feast
Poison
A river

7 of 22What does this word mean?

Darbies
Handcuffs
Boots
Gloves

8 of 22What does this word mean?

Fair
Innocent
Healthy
Beautiful

9 of 22What does this word mean?

Larcener
Thief
Any kind of criminal
Teacher

10 of 22What does this word mean?

Man-at-arms
Builder
Soldier
Farmer

11 of 22What does this word mean?

Nigh
Near
Dark
Far

12 of 22What does this word mean?

Peeler
Police officer
Chef
Father of more than 3 kids

13 of 22What does this word mean?

Doxy
Lover
Jester
Nanny

14 of 22What does this word mean?

Scrag
Knee
Hair
Neck

15 of 22What does this word mean?

Smite
Defeat/conquer
Brag
Get revenge on

16 of 22What does this word mean?

Wench
Child
Older man
Girl or woman

17 of 22What does this word mean?

Ye
You
Yes
God

18 of 22What does this word mean?

Turnkey
Maid
Jailer
Gravedigger

19 of 22What does this word mean?

Steed
Sword
Prince
Horse

20 of 22What does this word mean?

Damsel
Young single woman
Any woman
Older married woman

21 of 22What does this word mean?

Bedlam
An asylum
A school
A jail

22 of 22What does this word mean?

Thrice
Being careful with money
A kind of disease
Three times
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