Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
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First published 1956 (SND Vol. IV).
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†FEESHIE, Feechie, int. An exclamation used in games to keep a player from retracting or changing his mind. See quot. [′fi:ʃi]Per. 1900 E.D.D.:
A boy says, “I'll fight you”; the lad threatened says “Feeshie”, which settles matters; they must fight. Or, in playing marbles, you aim at one; “feeshie” is called, which prevents you from changing your mind. Tabled cards are played cards by crying “feeshie”. “Come now, John, feechie”; or “feechie doun” [play at once].
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