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First published 1960 (SND Vol. V).

KEIST, v.1 To hit hard at marbles. [kəist]Per. 1919 T.S.D.C.:
Ye can't play slow, ye maun keist.

[Phs. a variant of kest s.v. Cast, n., Cast, v., throw.]

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