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Appalachian Dialect Quiz


  1. Afeared
    • Another way of saying afraid
    • A scary story
    • Worshiping an object
    • The act of not being able to function
  2. Bealed
    • Coming to a sharp point, beak like
    • Jaundiced
    • Festered, infected
    • Burned
  3. Drug
    • Medicine
    • Harmful substances
    • Past tense of the verb to drag
    • A word used to describe someone who is sleepy
  4. Fix'n
    • To fix something
    • A situation
    • A totaled car
    • Piece of equipment or accessory
  5. Knot
    • Stomach Cramp
    • Goiter
    • Muscle cramp or lump
    • Tie in a rope
  6. Mountain Oyster
    • Pig testicles
    • Walnuts
    • Fresh water clams
    • Fresh water crabs
  7. Poke
    • An annoying jab
    • Only one dot on a shirt
    • A small bag or sack
    • A person moving very slowly
  8. Pone
    • Crooked bone
    • A swelling or lump
    • Groan
    • A red whip mark
  9. Reckon
    • Great Reckoning
    • Another way of saying "I guess"
    • A car wreck
    • Action of taking a wrecking ball to a building
  10. Red in the comb
    • Eager to get married
    • A rooster
    • Red head's hairbrush
    • Extremely angry
  11. Sheepie
    • A baby blanked
    • A shy person
    • The lamb version of Peepsİ marshmallow candies
    • Repeated exclamation when calling a sheep
  12. Whistlepig
    • A whistle made from a pig bone
    • Another name for a ground hog (from the noise they make)
    • The name of the call used to call pigs to dinner
    • Another name for a pig squeal

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