Weirder Words 4
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What does the word 'farcy' mean?
To mix up
What is the meaning of the word 'ilium'?
Part of the small intestine
A waxy subtance derived from whale blubber
What is a pitot tube?
A drilling tube used in the oil industry
A surgical suction tube
A tube to measure the speed of liquids & air flow
What is the meaning of the word 'hodden'?
Homespun woollen cloth
A shelter for animals
What is the meaning of the word 'liter'?
The American spelling of 'litre'
An Old English chair
Who or what is a 'zorro'?
A Mexican word meaning 'bandit'
A Mexican word for 'swordsman'
A Spanish word meaning 'fox'
What is a Wylie-coat?
A coat with pockets to conceal weapons
A flannel undervest or nightdress
A kind of goat
An amanuensis is...
A person who record's words etc by dictation
A Roman soldier, equivalent to corporal
A tree of the cherry genus
What is a bulbul?
An Asian nightingale
A Middle Eastern prince
A rice dish from Turkey
What is a thyratron?
A gas-filled valve able to carry high currents
A particle accelerator
An X-ray camera
What is the meaning of the word 'knag'?
A complaining wife
A knot in wood
An old horse
What is the meaning of the word 'moshav'?
An assistant in a synagogue
An Israeli agricultural settlement
A Jewish festival
What is a parvenu?
A Belgian courthouse
A French village hall
What is shiksa?
A Yiddish word for a strong drink
A Yiddish word for a three-piece suit
A Yiddish word for a non-Jewish woman
Anaerobic means what?
Increase in blood circulation due to exercise
Things that live in an oxygen free environment
What is a xyster?
A kind of daisy
A surgeon's instrument for scraping bone
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