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First published 1956 (SND Vol. IV).
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FAL-LAL, n. The game of hop-scotch.Fif. 1897 “S. Tytler” Lady Jean's Son iv.:
They played at jing-a-ring and fal-lal or hop-scotch.

[Phs. a mistake for Pall-all, q.v., id.]

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