A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue (up to 1700)
Kyp(e, n. [In mod. north-eastern and Orkney and Shetland Sc. dialect, as kipe, kype, kypie.] A name for certain games of marbles or of ball, in which the marbles or the ball are aimed at a hole in the ground. —
Andro Able [etc.] … printessis for playing at the kype on the Lords day; 1647 Rec. Old Aberd. II. 27.
Thomas Imlach and Thomas Christie rebuked for playing at the kyp; 1658 Cramond Cullen Ch. 128.
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