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Volume 5 Quiz [Sl-Z]

Match up the numbered DARE words on the left with the lettered definitions on the right. Good luck!
  1. slow-walk (chiefly South Atlantic)
  2. smart (especially New England)
  3. sneaky (Pennsylvania German area)
  4. sometimey (especially South Atlantic)
  5. spa (Northeast, especially Massachusetts)
  6. spouting (chiefly Pennsylvania, Ohio, Great Lakes)
  7. squeeze the apple (West)
  8. stand in with (chiefly South, South Midland)
  9. sulter (southern Appalachians, Ozarks)
  10. tavern (northwestern Iowa, southeastern South Dakota)
  11. tear the bone out (especially Arkansas)
  12. tee-nincy (chiefly South, South Midland)
  13. thunder egg (chiefly West, especially Oregon)
  14. thunder pumper (especially western Great Lakes, Upper Midwest)
  15. uff-da (Norwegian settlement areas, especially Minnesota, Wisconsin)
  16. vamoose (West)
  17. veiller (Louisiana)
  18. wedge, wedgie (chiefly southeastern New York)
  19. whay (especially northern New England, Upstate New York)
  20. wicked (New England, chiefly Maine, Massachusetts)
  21. wonder (especially Pennsylvania German area)
  22. wreck pan (West)
  23. wrist (Upstate New York)
  24. X’s-and-O’s (especially North Central, Pennsylvania, West Virginia)
  25. you betcha (chiefly North, North Midland, California, Texas; now especially Upper Midwest, Northwest)
  26. zori (especially Hawaii, West)
A. Tick-tack-toe.
B. A roof gutter or downspout.
C. A geode.
D. To leave in a hurry.
E. A bittern.
F. A receptacle for dirty dishes.
G. A thonged sandal.
H. To pursue slowly but persistently.
I. To pay a visit.
J. To hold on to the saddle while riding a horse.
K. A sandwich made with crumbled ground beef.
L. Fickle, moody, inconsistent.
M. A small restaurant, tavern, or soda fountain.
N. Fastidious, particular (about food).
O. Healthy; chipper, spry.
P. To make an extraordinary effort.
Q. Yes, indeed; certainly.
R. To surprise, amaze.
S. To side or be in league with.
T. Very tiny.
U. To swelter.
V. An expression of surprise, aversion, disgust, or pain.
W. An ear of corn whose husks have been pulled back.
X. A large sandwich.
Y. Very; extremely; really.
Z. Go, go on—used as a command to a cow.
Volume V [Sl-Z] Answer Key
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