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 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
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
The end of the day
Late night
The early hours of the morning
6 of 22What does this word mean?
Bane
Poison
A feast
A river
7 of 22What does this word mean?
Darbies
Gloves
Handcuffs
Boots
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
Dark
Near
Far
12 of 22What does this word mean?
Peeler
Chef
Police officer
Father of more than 3 kids
13 of 22What does this word mean?
Doxy
Nanny
Jester
Lover
14 of 22What does this word mean?
Scrag
Knee
Neck
Hair
15 of 22What does this word mean?
Smite
Defeat/conquer
Get revenge on
Brag
16 of 22What does this word mean?
Wench
Girl or woman
Child
Older man
17 of 22What does this word mean?
Ye
God
Yes
You
18 of 22What does this word mean?
Turnkey
Maid
Jailer
Gravedigger
19 of 22What does this word mean?
Steed
Horse
Sword
Prince
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
A kind of disease
Being careful with money
Three times
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