Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
HOISERS, n.pl. A term in the game of marbles.
In the game of marbles, the playing of the “taw” from the knee. When there is only one marble left in the ring, the player has the option of “hoisers” or a “yaird”; if he chooses the latter, he plays on the ground a yard away from the marble.
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"Hoisers n. pl.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 26 Sep 2021 <https://www.dsl.ac.uk/entry/snd/hoisers>
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