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First published 1952 (SND Vol. III).
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DOORIE, n.2 A game of marbles, played against a door (Abd. 1900 E.D.D.; Abd.27 1947). [′dorɪ̢]Abd. 1923 J. R. Imray Village Roupie 16:
Thy venerable auld “lych gate,” Whaur aft we play'd at “doorie.”

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