Definitions starting with L

ID #2316

last: I give you last

[cf. Car. last lick, DJE Krio gi las KED, both idem; cf. Brit. dial. North last bat poison, West last touch, idem EDD, also cf. US last tag idem (D. Barnhart p.c.)] phr. said by children in parting as they tap one another in a game like tag; the object is to be the last to tap the other before leaving. (Black)

Tags: children's language, game, phrase

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Last update: 2011-06-03 21:52
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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