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First published 1952 (SND Vol. III).
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CLUB, n.2 The game of shinty. Always preceded by the def. art.Sc. 1834 H. Miller Scenes and Leg. (1874) 145:
His Sabbath evenings were usually spent at the club. . . . He never after played at the club.

Hence club-player, a player of shinty (Ib.).

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