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- n. A crooked organiser of a two-up game, who would cheat players out of their money.
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But it was TT who rubbed a hard head against her shoulder, took another three stiff-legged steps forward and stopped between Telzey and the bushes on their right, back rigid, neck fur erect, tail twisting.
I had to have a hard head and a thick hide to put up with it, because I was castigated not only by the rank and file — they were 100 percent membership then and still are — but by management and everybody except my wife, and she was the one person that kind of summed it up for me, conversation all night long.