March 6, 2009

The Friday Record - Western Words 3

Westerns Words – A dictionary of the Old West

Well, obviously, I haven't had time to do a proper The Friday Record. I mean, it's 9:15 p.m. On Friday. So, here's another western words quiz from Ramon F. Adams' book WESTERN WORDS: A Dictionary of the Old West. Good luck.

Once again, just match the Numbers to the Letters.
Example: 15 X, 16 Y, 17, U

1.Calico
2.Fannin' on her fat
3.Sand cutter.
4.Race
5.Bulge
6.Music roots
7.Axle grease
8.Throw lead
9.Wassup
10.Long-haired partner

A. A crooked blaze on a horses forehead.
B. Butter.
C. A woman.
D. Sweet potatoes.
E. A native of Kansas.
F. What a cowman sometimes calls his wife.
G. The act of shooting a gun.
H. A nickname for an outlaw horse. (I know, what's an outlaw horse?)
I. To appear suddenly.
J. Slapping the side of a horse with one's hat.

Anna Kathryn
www.aklanier.com

5 comments:

Anna Kathryn Lanier said...

OUTLAW HORSE - a horse which is particularly vicious and untamable; a wild cow or steer.

Anna Kathryn (who thought, mmmm, maybe Ramon had the definition for Outlaw Horse in the book, too)

Teresa Bodwell said...

Okay--totally guessing:

1C, 2J, 3E, 4H, 5A, 6D, 7B, 8G, 9I, 10F

Latesha said...

Interesting terms you have here, Anna. Here are my guesses.
1H, 2G, 3E, 4A, 5D, 6C, 7B, 8I, 9J, 10F

Emma Lai said...

I keep meaning to tell you that I LOVE your Western Words contest even though I haven't actually participated. (It's because I normally have NO clue.) I'll give it a go this week because I think I might know a couple, but only a couple.

1A 2J 3E 4H 5C 6D 7B 8G 9I 10F

Anna Kathryn Lanier said...

And the answers are:

1 C
2 J
3 E
4 A
5 1
6 D
7 B
8 G
9 H
10 F