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First published 1960 (SND Vol. V).
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KRINKY, n. A kind of game.Slk. 1874 Border Treasury (12 Dec.) 246:
D'ye mind what games at krinky, the hand an' the fit ba', Drawin' wads, ducks, innin's, pitch-an'-toss an' a'.

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