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First published 1971 (SND Vol. VIII).

SKUNKER, v. To clean out at marbles, to win all of one's opponent's marbles.Rxb. 1958 Trans. Hawick Arch. Soc. 21:
D'ee mind o' being skunkered at bools?

[Altered from *stunker, freq. v. form and usage of Stunk, n.3]

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