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  • noun The round disk used to play winks in the game of tiddlywinks.
  • noun rare someone who squidges a wink in the game of tiddlywinks


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  • Bristol an effective gromp (q.v.), developed at Bristol U., in which the squidger is held perpendicular to the pile and parallel to the line of flight. butt to knock (a wink) on or off a pile by shooting another wink at it on a low trajectory.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol IV No 3

  • The two basic actions of the game are called squidging (shooting a wink with a special oversized wink, or squidger) and squopping (covering a wink with another, thereby paralyzing it).

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol IV No 3


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  • The big "wink" (shooter) in tiddlywinks

    February 23, 2007

  • Wow. A perfect addition to my Squ- list!

    February 23, 2007

  • Indeed! And a lot of fun to say. Try it: squidger. Squidger. Squidger.

    February 23, 2007

  • Squidger. Squidegers. Squideeger. Squiddder.

    I can't say it.

    February 23, 2007

  • Weirdo.

    February 23, 2007

  • also see squop

    August 27, 2008