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First published 1952 (SND Vol. III).
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CRAW-FLEE, n. comb. A boys' game. Cf. Craw, n.3Fif. 1907 Colville 127:
There was the usual round of games — hi-spy, smuggle the gag . . . tig, craw-flee.

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