Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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TARRYBANGLE, n. A specific shot in the game of marbles (see quot.). [tɑre′bɑŋl] Bnff. 1966  Banffshire Advert. (27 Jan.) 10:
He would call a tarrybangle, for this, . . . even more than a through-hochie, was his supreme shot. . . . The player faced away from the target, bent down and hurled the bool between his legs.

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"Tarrybangle n.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 22 Oct 2017 <http://www.dsl.ac.uk/entry/snd/tarrybangle>

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