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Tudor Words Quiz

Have fun with this quiz on Tudor words and definitions.

Tudor Words

Q1) What were "duckies"?

Ducks

Breasts

Arrows

Hose

Q2) A 'plate' made from either a piece of thick bread or wood was known as a ....

A trencher

A sop

A parlet

A cake

Q3) What was a bord?

A pimp

A prostitute

A poet

A dining table

Q4) What was twilight sometimes known as?

Twiddling

Cockshut time

Darkling

Batful time

Q5) What was a jangler?

A fool

A hangman

A gossip

A poet

Q6) What's another word for crooked or strange?

kim-kam

Hochepot

Quat

Neaf

Q7) What was a "brabble"?

A favour

A type of soup

A button

An argument

Q8) Another word for jealousy was .....

Greenness

Yellowness

Yeding

Slubberdegullion

Q9) What was a "poke", as in "pig in a poke"?

Bag or sack

Sty

Farm

A bit of trouble

Q10) What was a "boss"?

A brooch

A pretty lady

A fat woman

A type of bottle

Afterwards (don't cheat!), you can find a useful glossary of Tudor and Stuart words at https://archive.org/stream/glossaryoftudors00skeauoft#page/40/mode/2up

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  1. S /

    Tough one!

  2. C /

    Made me sweat !

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Tudor Words Quiz