Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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ONESIE, n. A set or figure in the game of Fives or chuckstones in which one stone is retained in the hand, thrown in the air and caught again and the others are picked up one at a time during each throw (Ags. 1964). Also in form oneser (Ib.).

[Dim. form of pl. of One.]

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