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Q The wordmetallaboreris made up. It's not in any dictionary. But a real compound word means the same thing:ironworker.

What is a real compound word that means the same as the following made-up compound words?

  1. villagefolk
  2. oceanplant
  3. bovinefellow
  4. nogginpain
  5. volumeshop


 
A
  1. townspeople
  2. seaweed
  3. cowboy
  4. headache
  5. bookstore

Source: Maleska,The New York Times Children's Games and Crossword Puzzles,p.59