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First published 1974 (SND Vol. IX).

UNTIGABLE, adj. Not liable to be tigged or touched at the game of Touch. See Tig, n., 2.Ags. 1934 G. M. Martin Dundee Worthies 187:
“High Tig” was played in similar fashion, but if the boy or girl was able to get to some object higher than the ground he or she was “untigable”.

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