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First published 1956 (SND Vol. IV).
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GIBBERY, n.2 A variety of the game of marbles (Mry.1 1928).Mry. 1897 J. Mackinnon Braefoot Sk. 151:
Wangie throws back the marbles. “A new game.” . . . “Gibbery this time.” “A' richt. In wi' yer mites.”
Bnff.2 c.1930:
Lat's hae a game. Fa's for gibberies?

[Phs. a specialised use of Gibbery, n.1]

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