Some cheeky lost words you could slip into your next conversation!

1. Scurryfunge

old english words: scurryfunge

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To tidy the house in a panic because you’ve just spotted a neighbour unexpectedly on their way round.

 

2. Snudge

old english words: snudge

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To walk around as though you’re extremely busy, when actually you’re doing nothing.

 

3. Purfled

old english words: purfled

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Out of breath as a consequence of being too lusty.

 

4. Wamblecropt

old english words: wamblecrompt

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To be overcome with indigestion.

 

5. Vinipote

old English words: vinipote

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Someone who drinks wine… a lot.

 

6. Hoddypeak

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A fool or simpleton.

 

7. Gongoozle

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To waste time staring at a canal or watercourse.

 

8. Feague

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To put a live eel up a horse’s bottom. This was a horse dealer’s trick to make an old horse seem more lively.