Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
THREEBLER, n. Gen. in pl. in exclamation threeblers, a call in marbles when three marbles were knocked out of the ring at one shot (Ayr., Kcb. 1930).[Altered deriv. form of Eng. treble, conflated with three. Cf. Threeple and Eng. dial. thribs, three at marbles.]
You may wish to vary the format shown below depending on the citation style used.
"Threebler n.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 18 Jan 2018 <http://www.dsl.ac.uk/entry/snd/threebler>
Try an Advanced Search