Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
SCOUT, n.3 A game of marbles, played in three holes. [skʌut]
Rxb. 1958 Trans. Hawick Arch. Soc. 21:
Another bool game was “scout” wi' the threi holes in the grund and it was here that a “spang” came inteh the game.
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