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- n. Lotto or bingo, especially when played for money.
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However I cannot help thinking that anything from a mismanaged housey-housey kitty to a global deal with the Dark Lord that reflects badly on the Roman (sorry Anti-christ) church pleases you inordinately.
The Kenyan-born grandmother, a huge fan of housey-housey, was beaming as she hopped into the car in Bracknell.