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

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 fall asleep prematurely
To choke
To cram in food

5 of 22What does this word mean?

Eventide
Late night
The end of the day
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
Innocent
Beautiful
Healthy

9 of 22What does this word mean?

Larcener
Any kind of criminal
Thief
Teacher

10 of 22What does this word mean?

Man-at-arms
Builder
Farmer
Soldier

11 of 22What does this word mean?

Nigh
Dark
Far
Near

12 of 22What does this word mean?

Peeler
Chef
Father of more than 3 kids
Police officer

13 of 22What does this word mean?

Doxy
Nanny
Jester
Lover

14 of 22What does this word mean?

Scrag
Neck
Knee
Hair

15 of 22What does this word mean?

Smite
Brag
Get revenge on
Defeat/conquer

16 of 22What does this word mean?

Wench
Girl or woman
Child
Older man

17 of 22What does this word mean?

Ye
God
You
Yes

18 of 22What does this word mean?

Turnkey
Jailer
Gravedigger
Maid

19 of 22What does this word mean?

Steed
Horse
Prince
Sword

20 of 22What does this word mean?

Damsel
Young single woman
Any woman
Older married woman

21 of 22What does this word mean?

Bedlam
A school
An asylum
A jail

22 of 22What does this word mean?

Thrice
Three times
Being careful with money
A kind of disease
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