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- n. A play where one tries to snap at a swinging cherry with one's mouth.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A play among children, in which a cherry, hung so as to bob against the mouth, is to be caught with the teeth.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A child's play consisting in catching with the teeth a cherry or other fruit hung from the ceiling, lintel of a door, or other high place, as it swings to and fro.
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