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Trivia powered by Prof. Walter1) Jack a maverick is to brand a maverick. The owner of a large herd of cattle considers it his privilege to brandy any maverick he finds with his cattle or near his ranch.

  • True or False?

2) Jackass is a logger's name for a donkey engine.

  • True or False?

3) What was the cowboy's name for a man from the timber country?

  • Jack-pine savage
  • Johnson's rangers
  • Jefferson savage

4) What was a logger's term for robbing a man who is helplessly drunk?

  • Jack-rub
  • Jack-knife
  • Jack-roll

5) Jack train is a name occasionally given to a pack train of mules.

  • True or False?

6) What did a cowboy call a traveling dentist who went through the country to relive cowboys of their pain, teeth, and money?

  • Jawbone
  • Jaw cracker
  • Jaw crusher

7) What was jig juice?

  • Ice tea
  • Coffee
  • Whiskey

8) Jingle P. Jones is a term for a horse wrangler.

  • True or False?

9) What was a frontier name for a law officer?

  • John Q. Public
  • John Law
  • John Gunner

10) Just a ball of hair is a very thin cow or calf.

  • True or False?

Old West Lingo Trivia - J Answers

  1. True
  2. True
  3. Jack-pine savage
  4. Jack-roll
  5. True
  6. Jaw cracker
  7. Whiskey
  8. False. Jingler is a term for a horse wrangler.
  9. John Law
  10. True

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