Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
CHURCH-AND-MICE, n.phr. “A game of children . . . said to be the same with the Sow in the Kirk” (Fif. 1825 Jam.2). Not known to our correspondents.[For description of game, see Kirk the Gussie and Sow-in-the-Kirk.]
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