Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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POTS, A throw in the game of marbles in which the marble is aimed from a height. Cf. Pot, n.1, 5. Gsw. 1958 C. Hanley Dancing in the Streets 53:
Pots, in which you lift the jaurie in the air and lob it at your opponent's.

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