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Weirder Words 5

Even more strange words, can you figure out what they mean? 16 Questions.

 
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1

What is a 'caple'?

  • A beetle
  • An East Anglian cake
  • A horse

2

What is 'kersantite'?

  • A Middle Eastern language
  • A precious stone found only in Turkey
  • A type of rock

3

A 'Sulu' is a native of which part of the world?

  • East Africa
  • The south west of the Philippines
  • West Africa

4

A 'repine' person is what?

  • Bold
  • Fretful and discontented
  • Lazy but restless

5

What is a 'mirliton'?

  • A fairground ride
  • A French cheese
  • A toy musical instrument

6

What is a 'comedo'?

  • A blackhead
  • A giant lizard
  • A type of dresser

7

What is a 'tribble'?

  • A frame for drying paper
  • A horse-drawn carriage
  • A West Country term for a tramp

8

From where does the dance, the 'allemande' originate?

  • France
  • Germany
  • Italy

9

In which game might you employ a 'zwischenzug'?

  • Cards
  • Chess
  • Curling

10

'Mefloquine' is a drug used in the treatment of which disease?

  • Malaria
  • Tuberculosis
  • Typhoid

11

Where might you find 'chesil'?

  • On a beach
  • In a meadow
  • On a tree

12

In Australia and New Zealand, what kind of food is a 'cheerio'?

  • A cocktail frankfurter
  • An open sandwich
  • A potato crisp

13

What kind of art or craft form is 'intarsia'?

  • Painting with very thick oil paints
  • Wood inlaying
  • Woodcut printing

14

In Indian culture, what is a 'raga'?

  • A poem
  • A type of music
  • A wall painting

15

What is a 'vizier'?

  • An Eastern minister
  • A face mask worn in fencing
  • An Old English term for a travelling salesman

16

What would you do if you 'keckled' something?

  • Hit it hard
  • Imprisoned it in a tower
  • Tied it up with rope

 

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