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First published 1956 (SND Vol. IV).
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GUTTERY, n.1 A variety of the game of marbles played along the street gutter (Edb. 1955).Edb. c.1850 A. Reid Regality of Kirriemuir (1909) 399:
“Plunk,” which is known in Edinburgh as “Poodlin” and “Guttery,” resembles “Capie-Dykie”; but instead of throwing the bool at those on the line, it must be bowled like an underhand ball at cricket.

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