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  • proper n. A traditional game in which balls are thrown to break the pipe in the mouth of a figurine resembling an old woman.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a puppet head placed on a pole and having a pipe in its mouth; also a game, which consists in trying to hit the pipe by throwing short bludgeons at it.

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Examples

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  • "You are the strangest children I ever saw," said Aunt Sally, lifting her head to look at them.

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  • Give your child a choice: “Jane, you can either treat the dog more gently or we’ll have to give her to Aunt Sally, who I know will treat her with more respect.”

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