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First published 1941 (SND Vol. II).
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CHANNEL, v.2 To play at curling (Gall. 1905 E.D.D. Suppl., obsol.). Vbl.n. channelin'. Not known to our correspondents.Dmf. 1920 D. J. Bell-Irving Tally-Ho 128:
I doot the guid auld days o' channelin' are awa'.

Hence channeler, a player in the game of curling.Ags. 1853 Montrose Standard (25 Feb.) 7/1:
We'll drink success to every land Where channelers there be.

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