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  • n. Alternative form of mumblety peg.


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  • Growing up in Hope, Foster was the boy across the backyard fence, playing a pocketknife game called mumbletypeg with his pal.

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  • They'd have to conduct long interviews with hi close friends, including Clinton and McLarty, two men at the center of power who were once innocent boys playing mumbletypeg.

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  • Goblin and Silent were playing no-hands mumbletypeg.

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  • The frost was working out of the ground, and out of the air, too, and it was getting closer and closer onto barefoot time every day; and next it would be marble time, and next mumbletypeg, and next tops and hoops, and next kites, and then right away it would be summer and going in a-swimming.

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  • "I think they're more fun than playing solitaire or mumbletypeg," declared Uncle Henry, soberly.

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  • They'd go all "Nixon In The Rose Garden" on us and give us a bunch of incoherent mumbletypeg about quality and service and how none of this was really their fault so please don't sue.


  • I'm going outside to whittle and then play mumbletypeg.

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  • … and who can forget that day he interviewed Emmitt Smith over a game of mumbletypeg.


  • a couple of steamer chairs that were not in use, and they sat down near together, and dad took hold of her hand to see if she was nervous, and he told me I could go any play mumbletypeg in the cabin, and I went in the cabin and looked out of the window at dad and the widow.

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