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First published 1956 (SND Vol. IV).
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GREASE, v. Also creish. To serve the ball to the striker in the game of rounders (Arg.3 1954). Hence greaser, creisher, the one who serves the ball (Arg. 1901 R. C. Maclagan Games 22, greaser, Arg.3 1955).

[Cf. Creeshie, n., Crescil.]

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