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