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Volume 4 Quiz

These terms are all entries in DARE; they are used in various parts of the country.  See how many you can match up.

1. rain dog

2. princeton

3. sailor's purse

4. shinnery

5. pinkie

6. pirok

7. railroad

8. shab

9. Skunk's Misery

10. poison apple

11. ridy-bob

12. sad

13. sill cock

14. sandy

15. prairie

16. scraper

17. read out

18. rag bee

19. reina

20. rotten

a. a man's short hairstyle

b. a nickname for an unimportant or out-of-the-way place

c. a dense growth of dwarf oak

d. a water faucet placed on the outside of a building

e. a main dish pie, frequently containing fish and rice

f. a trick, deception

g. a vacant lot or city block

h. of ice: crumbling, disintegrating, becoming porous

i. of bread or cake: heavy, dense, soggy

j. to sneak away, slink off

k. a rascal; critter, varmint

l. an atmospheric phenomenon; a small arc of rainbow

m. a tomato

n. a small sailing vessel with a sharp stern

o. to reprimand; criticize

p. a seesaw

q. a work party in which participants make new articles from old pieces of cloth

r. to hurry; to deal with quickly

s. a rockfish (Sebastes elongatus)

t. the egg case of a skate or shark

Volume 4 Quiz Answers

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