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What do you know about Old West Lingo? Take this Old West History Made Easy Trivia quiz.  You'll find answers at the bottom of the page.

Trivia powered by Prof. Walter1) Wagging his chin is a cowboy's expression for someone talking a lot.

  • True or False?

2) What is a cowboy's expression for good behavior?

  • Wagon tools
  • Wagon ties
  • Wagon manners

3) Walk-a-heap is a Western Indian's name for the Army infantry.

  • True or False?

4) What the cowboy calls a heavy drinker?

  • Whisky clown
  • Walking whisky vat
  • Whisky devil

5) What was a logger's term for a beggar, especially a bum who begs drinks in a saloon?

  • Wagon master
  • Wagon bum
  • Wallflower

6) Waltz with the lady! It is a cowboy's shout of encouragement to a rider on a bucking horse.

  • True or False?

7) What is a cowman's term for cattle beginning to fatten?

  • War stock
  • Wash stock
  • Warmed-up stock

8) Wash is a Westerner's name for a gulch or ravine.

  • True or False?

9) Washing out the canyon is a cowboy's expression for taking a bath.

  • True or False?

10) What is a cowboy's name for light bread?

  • Wash pan
  • Water hole
  • Wasp nest

Old West Lingo Trivia - W Answers

  1. True
  2. Wagon manners
  3. True
  4. Walking whisky vat
  5. Wallflower
  6. True
  7. Warmed-up stock
  8. True
  9. True
  10. Wasp nest

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