Definitions

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  • n. A small peg used for playing a game or for keeping score, as in cribbage.
  • n. : a game played with such pegs, pushpin.
  • n. A jackstraw or pickup stick.
  • n. : The game of jackstraw or pick up sticks.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One of a number of small pieces or pegs of wood, ivory, bone, or other material, for playing a game, or for counting the score in a game, as in cribbage. In the plural (spilikins), a game played with such pieces; pushpin.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See spillikin.

Etymologies

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Old Dutch spelleken a small pin. Compare spill

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