from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A boys' game in which a small stick is struck (as in tip-cat) by one, and hit forward by another.
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All is gloom and silence in the house; even the voice of the child is hushed; his infant sports are disregarded when his mother weeps; his "alley tors" and his "commoneys" are alike neglected; he forgets the long familiar cry of "knuckle down," and at tip-cheese, or odd and even, his hand is out.
'knuckle down,' and at tip-cheese, or odd or even, his hand is out.
"knuckle down," and at tip-cheese, or odd and even, his hand is out.
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