Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
‡FAN-DAN, n. A kind of marble. Also a skittle, usually made from an empty cartridge, used in marble games (Abd. 1951).
Abd. 1934 Abd. Press and Jnl. (13 Nov.) 2:
“The beetles” and “the fan-dan” were the two types of “bools” in which those of a capitalist turn of mind specialised.
You may wish to vary the format shown below depending on the citation style used.
"Fan-dan n.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 6 Dec 2021 <https://www.dsl.ac.uk/entry/snd/fandan>
Try an Advanced Search