More Word Origins

Test your knowledge of word origins.

Points available: 10

1:

What is the original meaning of the term 'beefeater'?

2:

What is the original meaning of the term 'bimbo'?

3:

Which of the following is not an original meaning of the term 'bizarre'?

4:

Which of the following is not an original meaning of the term 'blockbuster'?

5:

What is the original meaning of the term 'nag'?

6:

What is the original meaning of the term 'naive'?

7:

What term does the word 'cabbage' come from?

8:

What did the word 'alcohol' originally mean?

9:

The word 'asthma' in English would translate as what in Latin?

10:

The word 'gift' came from the word 'asgift,' which meant a payment for what?