Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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CASHHORNIE, n. “A game, played with clubs, by two opposite parties of boys; the aim of each party being to drive a ball into a hole belonging to their antagonists” (Fif. 1825 Jam.2). Cf. Hornie-holes.

[Cash prob. from imper. of Fr. cacher, to hide, and hornie from the fact that the “ball” was freq. a sheep's horn.]

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