Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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ΒΆPEGINSEE, 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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"Peginsee n.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 12 May 2021 <>



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