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Old West Lingo Trivia - C

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Trivia powered by Prof. Walter1) A hardened but happy cowboy who can jump on his hose at any time and tell the world to go to help. What is a horseman, from the Spanish, meaning cavalier or knight?

  • Caballero
  • Caboose
  • Cactus Ranger

2) Caboddle is a cowboy's word for the whole amount, the entire lot.

  • True or False?

3) What was a logger's name for eggs?

  • Cackleberries
  • Crunchberries
  • Commingberries

4) What was a logger's and miner's term for a clerk aka a white-collar worker?

  • Crunchfire
  • Cackler
  • Cableman

5) Cahoots is the cowboy term for a partnership.

  • True or False?

6) What is a name of a wagon used by ranchers to carry cottonseed-meal cake to feed the cattle?

  • Cake wagon
  • Cracker wagon
  • Coming wagon

7) What was the term for jail that came from the Spanish word?

  • Crackerboose
  • Cornerhouse
  • Calaboose

8) Calf fries are the testicles removed from castrated bull calves and fried. In the Southwest, they are considered as much a delicacy as sweetbreads.

  • True or False?

9) Calf rounders is a term for the cowboy's name for meringue.

  • True or False?

10) What is the "ailment" of one who is crazy about girls or lovesick?

  • Calico fever
  • Cow fever
  • California fever

Old West Lingo Trivia - C Answers

  1. Caballero
  2. True
  3. Cackleberries
  4. Cackler
  5. True
  6. Cake wagon
  7. Calaboose
  8. True
  9. False. Calf slobbers is a term for the cowboy's name for meringue.
  10. Calico fever

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