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Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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First published 1941 (SND Vol. II).
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BUNKERS, excl. “A call in the game of marbles. Instead of ‘plunking' from the ring, on calling bunkers the player was allowed to lift the marble and ‘plunk' it at the other marbles from his knee” (Lnk. 1927 (per Ayr.4)).

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