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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A trick or prank.

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  • When Ernest prods Angus or Davey
    They'll play him a sly highland shavie.
    He'll hear fervent talk
    Of a beast in the loch
    Pursued by a shellycoat navy

    Find out more about Ernest Bafflewit

    December 28, 2014