Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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POACHIE, n. A child's game. Per. 1889  T. Edwards Strathearn Lyrics 34:
O' games there were mony an' pleasures an' a' — The “poachie”, the “skippin' rope”, bat an' the ba'.

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