Cowboy Lingo Dictionary - Page 6


Page 6 of our wild west word dictionary starts off with "uncorkin a bronc"  and concludes, at least for now, with a "yannigan bag", I wonder if I can one to match my war bonnet?


U

Uncorkin' a Bronc:  breaking a horse

Unsalted - inexperienced

Unshucked:   draw a gun

Up a Tree, Treed – In a difficult situation

 

V

Valley Tan: Morman whiskey

Vaquero – cowboy in Spanish

Velvet Couch - cowboy's bedroll

 

W

Waddie – cowboy,a hired man

Wake Snakes - raise a ruckus ,cause a fuss

War Bonnet:  a hat

War bag – bag where cowboys stored their possessions

Wasp Nest-  light bread

Webfoot -  a cowboys name for a man from Oregon

Wheel-Horse – close friend

Whistle Berries:  beans

Wooshers-  hogs

 

X

 

Y

Yack - A stupid person.

Yannigan Bag – see “war bag”

Z

A-D      E-H      I-L     M-P     Q-T     U-Z