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First published 1952 (SND Vol. III).
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DOLLICKER, Dol(l)iker, n. “A very large marble, about six to eight times the size of an ordinary marble” (Edb.2 1929, dolli(c)ker; Edb.5 1940).Edb. 1898 J. Baillie Walter Crighton 126:
Ross being rather an adept with his “doliker,” he very nearly “rouxed” the lot.

[Doll, n.1, + -ick, dim. suff. + -er, used with intensive force. Cf. Doller.]

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