Quiz: Can You Translate The Shakespearean Jargon To American English?

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Find out how well you really know Shakespearean jargon by translating terms like "miching" and "berattled".

 Nov 04, 2017
1 of 15Pick your answer!
What does “disfurnish” mean?
To remove or deprive someone of their belongings
To relocate
To renovate a house
2 of 15Pick your answer!
If you are “facinerious”, what are you?
Evil
Clever
Lucky
3 of 15Pick your answer!
Someone “miching” is someone…...
Laughing loudly
Sneaking or hiding
Running away
4 of 15Pick your answer!
What is a “candle-waster”?
Someone who wastes money
Someone who reads late at night
Someone who is reckless
5 of 15Pick your answer!
What does “thine” mean?
Mine
Yours
Ours
6 of 15Pick your answer!
If someone tells you to “hie” what must you do?
Smile
Stop
Hurry
7 of 15Pick your answer!
Shakespearean: The girl was “berattled”. American: the girl was……
Lonely
Abused
Loved
8 of 15Pick your answer!
Being “in scarlet” means you are…..
Guilty
Blushing
Pregnant
9 of 15Pick your answer!
What are “drops of sorrow”?
Wine
Letters
Tears
10 of 15Pick your answer!
A bird sleeps in an “aery” or a.......
House
Tree
Nest
11 of 15Pick your answer!
What does “doth” mean?
Does
Did
Do
12 of 15Pick your answer!
“Thou” refers to which pronoun?
He
Me
You
13 of 15Pick your answer!
A “bed-presser” is someone who is…..
Greedy
Lazy
Morally questionable
14 of 15Pick your answer!
Define “cabilero” using American English
Outlaw
Gentleman
Cheater
15 of 15Pick your answer!
How would you describe a “fustilarian”?
A man with a pet snake
A workaholic
A smelly old woman
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