Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
CLEESH, Creesh, int. A term in the game of marbles (see quot.). Creesh is used at Montrose (Ags.11937). [kliʃ, kriʃ]
Ags. 1916 (Friockheim) T.S.D.C. II.:
In the game of marbles, if the player wanted the ground clear for his shot, he said “cleesh.”
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