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

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