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First published 1956 (SND Vol. IV).
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HAFTY, n. A smooth, flat stone used in the game of hopscotch; also applied in pl. to the game itself (Dmf. 1925 Trans. Dmf. & Gall. Antiq. Soc. 28).

[? Dim. form from halved, from the half-squares in the game.]

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"Hafty n.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 8 Feb 2023 <>



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