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handless

[OED, without hands; incompetent with the hands (latter obs. except dial.)] n. 1. a game played with marbles in which the loser gets his knuckles rapped. = KNUCKS HOLE (Adelaide, Andros)

2. a card game in which the loser's knuckles are rapped with a deck of cards. (Inagua)

Tags: game, noun

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Last update: 2012-12-04 09:20
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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