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First published 1974 (SND Vol. IX).
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TWOSIE, n. The second move or figure in the game of Chucks, in which the player after throwing a stone in the air has to pick up three of the remainder from the ground before catching the falling stone (em.Sc.(a), wm.Sc., Rxb. 1973); also the second move in hop-scotch (Edb. 1973).

[Two + -Sie, suff.]

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