June 24, 2011 | GC Click on question to reveal answer 1 Which A is another name for a slaughterhouse? 2 Which B is an oily substance extracted from a variety of Seville orange which is used in cosmetics and as flavouring in Earl Grey tea? 3 Which C is the battlements of a castle, with regular gaps for firing arrows or guns? 4 Which D is a small, short-barrelled pistol with a large bore, named after the US gunsmith who invented it? 5 Which E is a North American coneflower used in herbal medicine, mainly for it’s antibiotic and wound-healing properties? 6 Which F is a Middle-Eastern dish of spiced, mashed chickpeas formed into balls and deep fried? 7 Which G is a medical term for the inflammation of the gums? 8 Which H is an organ-like keyboard instrument in which the notes are produced by air driven through metal reeds by foot-operated bellows? 9 Which I is the large broad bone forming the upper part of each half of the pelvis? 10 Which J is unwanted material or goods that have been thrown overboard from a ship and washed ashore? 11 Which K is a black powder used as a cosmetic to darken the rims of the eyelids, especially in Eastern countries? 12 Which L is a steel device for lifting heavy blocks of stone or concrete, consisting of three pieces arranged to form a dovetail? 13 Which M is the craft of knotting cord or string in patterns to make decorative items? 14 Which N is a wrestling hold in which one arm is passed under the opponents arm from behind and applied to the neck, or both arms and hands are applied? 15 Which O is a print textured to resemble an oil painting? 16 Which P is a bag or box fitted either side of the rear wheel of a bicycle or motor cycle? 17 Which Q is an extinct South African zebra with a yellowish-brown coat and darker stripes? 18 Which R is the killing of a king? 19 Which S is a large dung beetle, regarded as sacred in Ancient Egypt? 20 Which T is a stand in which decanters containing spirits may be locked but still be seen? 21 Which U is a man’s long, loose overcoat of Irish origin made of heavy material, usually with a belt at the back? 22 Which V is a fine parchment made from calfskin, lambskin or kidskin, used as paper and bookbinding? 23 Which W is a loop or ring of leather through which a Scout’s neckerchief ends are threaded? 24 Which X is a colourless, odourless noble gas of atomic number 54? 25 Which Y in Chinese philosophy, the active male principle of the universe, associated with heaven, heat and light? 26 Which Z is a skullcap worn by Roman Catholic clerics, varying in colour according to rank?