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Test your knowledge on weird words Part 3

Weird words 8 Questions.

 
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1

What does the word 'farcy' mean?

  • a ridicule
  • a disease
  • to mix up

2

What is the meaning of the word 'illum'?

  • part of the small intestine
  • powdered chalk
  • a waxy substance derived from whale blubber

3

What is a pitot tube?

  • a surgical suction tube
  • a drilling tube
  • a tube to measure the speed of liquids, airflow, etc

4

What is the meaning of the word 'hodden'?

  • home spun woolen cloth
  • a latrine
  • a shelter for animals

5

What is the meaning of the word 'liter'?

  • a stretcher
  • the American spelling of 'litre'
  • an Old English chair

6

Who or what is a 'zorro'?

  • a Mexican word meaning 'bandit'
  • a Mexican word for swordsman
  • a Spanish word meaning 'fox'

7

What is a Wylie-coat?

  • a coat with pockets to conceal weapons
  • a kind of goat
  • a flannel undervest or nightdress

8

An amanuensis is

  • a person who records another's words by dictation
  • a tree of the cherry genus
  • a Roman soldier equivalent to a corporal

 

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