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Weirder Words 3

Some more weird words. 16 Questions.

 
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1

What is an angekok?

  • A coat worn by Turkish shepherds
  • A fish
  • An Inuit shaman

2

Of what is nostology a study?

  • The Arctic
  • Predictions
  • Senility

3

What is a firlot?

  • A Scottish dry measure
  • A type of cat
  • A wooden club or stave

4

What is the name for the string membrane which holds the yolk sac in position inside a bird's egg?

  • Chalaza
  • Chordeta
  • Chorl

5

Which part of the human body is the carpus?

  • The ankle
  • The shoulder
  • The wrist

6

What is a boyar?

  • An Asian boar
  • An ornamental vase
  • A Russian aristocrat

7

What do you do if you sudate?

  • Shout
  • Sneeze
  • Sweat

8

What breed of animal is a Loaghtan?

  • A goat
  • A pony
  • A sheep

9

What is the definition of the word 'hamfatter'?

  • A pork butcher
  • A third-rate actor
  • A woollen scarf

10

Mappemond is which of the following?

  • A coat worn by shepherds in the Ardennes
  • A kind of alpine stoat
  • A map of the world

11

What is the meaning of the word 'barracoon'?

  • To bind with rope
  • A Spanish sword
  • A temporary holding place for slaves or convicts

12

What is a gibel?

  • A desert mountain range
  • A dish made from chicken livers
  • A fish of the carp family

13

What would you do to something if you hebetate it?

  • Blunt it
  • Burn it
  • Plant it

14

What is a greenlet?

  • An American wild bird
  • A fine-haired artist's brush
  • A glove worn by archers

15

What is the weather phenomenon known as serein?

  • Blue hailstones
  • Light rain falling from a cloudless sky
  • Wind-formed ice patterns

16

From which group of islands do Orcadians?

  • The Faroes
  • The Orkneys
  • The Outer Hebrides

 

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