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First published 1952 (SND Vol. III).
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DERB, Dirb, n. An ordinary marble (Inv. 1905 E.D.D. Suppl.; 1948 (per Cai.8), dirb). In pl. = the game of marbles (Inv. 1948 (per Abd.27)).

[From darb, s.v. Dorb, n.1 ]

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