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First published 1968 (SND Vol. VII).
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PEGINSEE, n. A striped glass marble.Abd. c.1900 Press & Jnl. (31 Jan. 1931):
The peginsee was the striped glass marble, which we regarded as for ornament rather than for use.

[Poss. a mistake for draigon's ee, dragon's eye, the name of a marble of this sort.]

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