Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
DAIGIE, Deggie, n. A game of marbles “played by throwing a ‘pitcher' at marbles placed in a row against a wall so that the pitcher rebounds” (Bnff.2 1939). Also played with spinning tops (Ayr.4 1928). Cf. Dab, v.1, n.1, II. 4. [′de:gi, ′dɛgi]
Bnff. 1939 2 :
Come on lads an lat's hae a game at daigie. Fif. 1916 T.S.D.C. II.:
It was a great place to play daigie (deggie). Lnk. 1927 (per Ayr.4):
“Five a daigie” = each player puts down five ‘bools' as stake.
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