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[from the marbles' disappearance into the player's pocket] v. to hoard a portion of one's marbles during a game instead of playing them all, so that some will be left at the end, a practice not considered sporting: They suppose to be five marble there-you sinking? (Nassau).

Tags: children's language, game, verb

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Last update: 2011-10-26 04:49
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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