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First published 1956 (SND Vol. IV).
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FIRSTY, n., int.

I. n. The first square in the game of hop-scotch (Ags. c.1850 A. Reidl Regality of Kirriemuir (1909) 400; Abd. 1952).

II. int. A call by a player claiming the first turn in a game.Mry. 1897 J. Mackinnon Braefoot Sk. 149:
“Hi! Waddie, are ye gyan tae play?” “Ay; here's ma mite. Firsty.”

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