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Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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First published 1968 (SND Vol. VII).
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POACHIE, n. A child's game.Per. 1889 T. Edwards Strathearn Lyrics 34:
O' games there were mony an' pleasures an' a' — The “poachie”, the “skippin' rope”, bat an' the ba'.

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