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".

 Jan 08, 2021

1 of 22What does this word mean?

Blithering
Nervous
In a hurry
Foolish

2 of 22What does this word mean?

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

3 of 22What does this word mean?

Mullock
A house without rules
Undiagnosed sickness
Rubbish or nonsense

4 of 22What does this word mean?

Guttle
To cram in food
To fall asleep prematurely
To choke

5 of 22What does this word mean?

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

6 of 22What does this word mean?

Bane
Poison
A feast
A river

7 of 22What does this word mean?

Darbies
Handcuffs
Boots
Gloves

8 of 22What does this word mean?

Fair
Healthy
Innocent
Beautiful

9 of 22What does this word mean?

Larcener
Teacher
Any kind of criminal
Thief

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
Father of more than 3 kids
Chef
Police officer

13 of 22What does this word mean?

Doxy
Jester
Nanny
Lover

14 of 22What does this word mean?

Scrag
Hair
Knee
Neck

15 of 22What does this word mean?

Smite
Get revenge on
Brag
Defeat/conquer

16 of 22What does this word mean?

Wench
Child
Girl or woman
Older man

17 of 22What does this word mean?

Ye
You
God
Yes

18 of 22What does this word mean?

Turnkey
Jailer
Maid
Gravedigger

19 of 22What does this word mean?

Steed
Sword
Prince
Horse

20 of 22What does this word mean?

Damsel
Older married woman
Any woman
Young single woman

21 of 22What does this word mean?

Bedlam
A school
A jail
An asylum

22 of 22What does this word mean?

Thrice
Three times
A kind of disease
Being careful with money
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