Cowboy Lingo Dictionary - Page 2
The cowboy lingo dictionary page 2 begins with eatin' irons and ends with hurricane deck so hold on to your gelding snapper for more fun.
Eatin' Irons: knives, forks, spoons
Equalizer: a pistol
Eventuate - To issue, come to an end, close, terminate
Excuse me ma'am: a bump in the road
Fandango: a dance
Fan Tail: wild horse
Fiddle: a horses head
Fill a Blanket: roll a cigarette
Fine as cream gravy - very good
Fish or Cut Bait - do something or quit talking about it.
Flannelmouth: a talkative person
Flea Trap: bedroll
Fluff-Duff: anything fancy
Fob Off - to trick someone
French Leave - to run away
Funkify – To scare or frighten
Gallnipper - A large mosquito
Galvanized Yankees - Former Confederate soldiers who served in the U.S. Army in the West following the Civil War.
Gambler's Ghost: a white mule
Gelding Smacker: a saddle
Get a Wiggle On - Hurry.
Getting Long in the Tooth: getting old
Gone Coon - goner, past recovering, a lost man.
Goney - A stupid fellow
Hair in the Butter: a delicate situation
Hang Fire - delay.
Happifying - making happy.
Hellabaloo – commotion, noise, confusion
Hen Skins - a cowboy's bedroll
Hern – hers
Hindsite First – backwards
Ho - word used by teamsters to stop their teams – not to be confused with Ho Ho Ho(a Santa favorite meaning “I see cookies”)
Honda or Hondo – the sliding loop knot in a lasso
Honey-fuggled – cheat or put one over on someone
Hook - to steal
Hooter - little bit or a tiny amount
Hornswoggle - cheat or trick, to pull the wool over one's eyes.
Horse Feathers – silly
Hot Rock: a biscuit
Hull – saddle
Hurricane deck – the saddle of a bucking horse.