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Marbles (and similar games ) :: Marble :: Types of marbles View Visualisation

(K)nickler/Knuckler Search Source: SND
The marble used in knuckling.

Banjo Search Source: SND (supp)
A kind of playing marble.

Big yin Search Source: SND
A large size of ‘bool' or marble.

Bluid(y) alley/Bluid(y) ally Search Source: SND
A boy's marble, used for pitching . . . [gen.] painted with blue and red lines.

Bobby-dazzler Search Source: SND (supp)
QUOT: Bobby-dazzler” had a very wide popularity. It was applied, for one thing, to a special kind of large marble—a glassie with whorly markings—and also to large, shining “gob-stoppers” sold in wee sweetie shops in back streets for two a penny.

Booler Search Source: SND
A large marble for throwing.

Braxie Search Source: SND
A boy's marble with brown spots.

Breaker Search Source: SND (supp)
A heavy playing-marble, one used to scatter one's opponent's marbles.

Bricker Search Source: SND
A boy's marble made of brick clay.

Briler Search Source: SND
A particular kind of boy's marble.

Brink Search Source: SND (supp)
A large stone playing-marble.

Brinkler Search Source: SND
A fine rolling marble.

Bulger Search Source: SND
A large marble used in children's games.

Cauker/Cawker/Cawcum Search Source: SND
A red unglazed marble, used in boys' games; a marble that breaks easily.

Chancie Search Source: SND
A hard marble kept as a favoured driver in the game of ‘bools'.

Chaw Search Source: SND
A marble. QUOT: At a game of “bools” (i.e., “marbles”), the term “chaw” — sometimes “ta” — was used for the bool used by the players as distinct from all the other bools won or lost, which were in the ring as a pool.

Cheeny/Cheenie/Cheenae Search Source: SND
A boys' china marble.

China Search Source: SND
A boy's painted china marble.

Chipper Search Source: SND
A hard marble that will break another.

Chippy/Chippie Search Source: SND
A large marble for knocking the others out of the hole in the game of chippie-holie.

Chuck/Chack Search Source: SND
A marble used at the game of taw.

Clay bug Search Source: SND
A common clay marble.

Clay davie Search Source: SND
A kind of boy's marble.

Clay dunt Search Source: SND
A kind of boy's marble.

Clayer Search Source: SND
A boy's red clay marble.

Clayey Search Source: SND
A clay marble.

Commie/Commy/Cummie Search Source: SND
A small marble.

Cracksie Pig Search Source: SND (supp)
A kind of playing marble.

Crocker/Croaker/Crockie Search Source: SND
A species of boy's marble.

Cuddler Search Source: SND
QUOT: In the big ring game of marbles, we could claim the right to “cuddle,” i.e. press a marble into the ground close to the others in the centre. The rest of the players could roll a marble to touch it, when the man claiming the right had to pay him out of his own pocket. The marble so placed was the cuddler.

Cully Search Source: SND
The name in the game of marbles for the big selected marble used for shooting at the others in the ring with the hand held up.

Dabber/Dauber Search Source: SND
A large kind of marble.

Dazzie Search Source: SND (supp)
A glass or multi-coloured marble.

Deaffy/Deefy/Deafy/Daiffy/Diffy Search Source: SND
Used substantivally for the marble or ball itself.

Dod/Clay-dod Search Source: SND
A soft, reddish marble.

Doe Search Source: SND
A boy's large marble, a ‘plunker'.

Doggle Search Source: SND
A boy's marble; “a hard marble, well glazed and browned”.

Dolder Search Source: SND
Anything large of its kind, such as a boulder, marble, fish, etc.

Doldie/Duldie Search Source: SND
A large-sized marble.

Doller/Dollar Search Source: SND
A large marble.

Dollicker/Dol(l)iker Search Source: SND
A very large marble, about six to eight times the size of an ordinary marble.

Dollie Search Source: SND (supp)
A large playing-marble.

Dolver/Dolfer Search Source: SND
Used of anything large, e.g. a large marble.

Dossie Search Source: SND
A large coloured clay marble .

Eelie Search Source: SND
A kind of marble.

Fan-dan Search Source: SND
A kind of marble. Also a skittle, usually made from an empty cartridge, used in marble games.

Fifer Search Source: SND
Also applied to a kind of soft, dull brown marble.

Foustie Search Source: SND
A kind of boy's marble.

Frenchie Search Source: SND
A boy's marble, of a greenish yellow colour, but with strata of lighter colour through it.

Glaiger Search Source: SND
A hard, whitish kind of marble or taw, made of earthenware or jam-pot material.

Glaizie/Glaizy Search Source: SND
A large clay marble with a shiny, glazed surface.

Glaurie/Glaary Search Source: SND
A clay marble.

Gless mallie Search Sources: SND SND
A glass playing marble.

Glessack/Glessag Search Source: SND
A small glass marble.

Glesser/Glasser/Glaisser Search Source: SND
A glass playing marble.

Glessie/Glessy/Glessy bool/Glessie boolbool Search Source: SND
A glass playing marble.

Green lady Search Source: SND
A marble of green glass, usually the stopper of an old-fashioned lemonade bottle.

Gussie Search Source: SND
A ball or large marble.

Hard hack Search Source: SND
A kind of marble: found only in comb. hard hack, a clay marble.

Hard heid Search Source: SND
A clay marble.

Hollan bools Search Source: SND
Dutch marbles, of striped or variegated pattern, greatly prized by boys.

Honie Search Source: SND
A small stone marble.

Jammer Search Source: SND
A term employed in the game of marbles for an opponent's marble lying in the direct line to the hole and blocking access to it.

Jaur(r)ie/Jar(r)/Jarrie/Jawrie Search Sources: SND SND (supp)
An earthenware marble.

Jelogy/Jelollie Search Source: SND
A large marble made of fireclay.

Juck/Juckie Search Source: SND
A large white earthenware marble .

Jumper Search Source: SND
The large marble aimed at in the game of Ringie.

Knuckle/Nickle Search Source: SND
A sharp push, a jerk, specif. the flick given to the striking marble in the game,in extended sense, the marble so played.

Knur Search Source: SND
A large marble.

Lab/Labbie Search Source: SND
A game of marbles, where the cully is thrown from the hand at the ring; a large marble used in the game.

Leader Search Source: SND
Leader, a lead bullet, esp. one used as a marble.

Leep Search Source: SND
A kind of marble.

Leid/Leadie Search Source: SND
A boy's marble, hand-made from lead.

Limmie Search Source: SND
A glass marble, orig. used as a lemonade bottle stopper.

Mappie/Mappy Search Source: SND
A boy's marble marked with lines like a globe of the world.

Marie Search Source: SND
A child's marble actually made from marble.

Marley Search Source: SND
A marble made from red clay hardened in the fire.

Masher Search Source: SND
A variety of coloured glass marble.

Mavis Search Source: SND
A variegated marble, from its speckled appearance.

Mealie-fattie Search Source: SND
A clay marble used in a ring game.

Mexie Search Source: SND
A child's marble with variegated colouring.

Mikie Search Source: SND
A marble about ¾′′ in diameter, made of brown clay.

Mite Search Source: SND
A small clay marble.

Monkey-chipper Search Source: SND
A marble used in the game.

Moolie/Moolie/Meelie/Mealie/Meelick Search Source: SND
A child's marble of burnt clay, usually of a pale or flecked colour.

Moral-Legger Search Source: SND
A variety of marble, prob. a streaked or variegated one.

Nag/Aggie Search Source: SND
The marble in the game of nags.

Nicker Search Source: SND
A marble used for striking.

Nugget Search Source: SND (supp)
A striped glass marble.

Peaser/Peezer/Pizzer Search Source: SND
A small marble.

Peasie/Peasy/Pacey/Paisy/Pizzie/Peisie Search Source: SND
A small marble.

Peeble Search Source: SND
A small glass marble, gen. greenish in colour.

Peedgie/Peedgack/Peechack Search Source: SND
A small glass marble.

Peep Search Source: SND
A kind of small marble.

Peerie Search Source: SND
A small stone marble.

Peever Search Sources: SND SND (supp)
A very small marble.

Peginsee Search Source: SND
A striped glass marble.

Pick/Picker/Peek(ie) Search Source: SND
A marble, usually of earthenware, which was thrown or pitched at the other marbles instead of being rolled, a pitcher, plunker.

Pig(gy) bool Search Source: SND
A clay marble.

Pig/Piggie Search Source: SND
A child's marble made of earthenware.

Pigger Search Source: SND
An earthenware or clay marble.

Pilcher Search Source: SND
The marble held in the hand for shooting in the game of taw.

Piper Search Source: SND
A marble made of pipe-clay.

Pitcher/Pecher Search Source: SND
A boy's marble which is thrown rather than rolled in games with marbles such as kype, moshie, pick-the-ring.

Pitcher/Pecher Search Source: SND
A piece of lead used in the game of Kype.

Placer Search Source: SND
A kind of playing marble, one placed in the centre of the ring to be knocked out.

Plunker Search Source: SND
A heavy marble made of clay, glass or metal, designed to be played in this way.

Plunkie/Planky Search Source: SND
A marble propelled in this way.

Plurr Search Source: SND (supp)
A large heavy playing-marble.

Pottie/Potty Search Source: SND
A marble made of fine clay or earthenware, a pigger .

Potty-bool Search Source: SND
A marble made of fine clay or earthenware, a pigger.

Prapper Search Source: SND
A type of marble used for this purpose in the game of marbles played in a ring.

Priler Search Source: SND
A marble which, on striking another, spins round in the place of contact.

Pront Search Source: SND
A large marble.

Red(d)ie/Red(d)y/Riddie Search Source: SND
A red clay marble.

Roanie/Ronnie Search Source: SND
A small brown marble.

Roldie Search Source: SND
A kind of marble.

Rosie/Rosy/Roosie Search Source: SND
A child's reddish marble.

Rower/Rowar/Rowir/Rouer/Rowler Search Source: SND
A large marble.

Ruddy Search Source: SND
A child's marble made of red clay.

Sawtan/Sautie Search Source: SND
A small light shooting marble of a reddish colour, appar. so called because of the mischief it could cause to one's opponents' marbles.

Sclattie/Sclaitey Search Source: SND
A marble made of slate.

Scranner Search Source: SND
A playing marble which wins many of the opponents' stakes.

Smashie Search Source: SND
The heavy marble so used.

Stanie/Staney/Steenie Search Source: SND
A small coloured marble.

Steelie Search Source: SND
A boy's marble made of steel, gen. a ball-bearing put to this purpose.

Ston(e)der Search Source: SND
A large brown glazed earthenware marble.

Stonack/Stonach Search Source: SND
A large brown glazed earthenware marble.

Stondie/Stondy Search Source: SND
A large brown glazed earthenware marble.

Stone-roller Search Source: DOST
A large brown glazed earthenware marble.

Stoner Search Source: SND
A large brown glazed earthenware marble.

Tammie Search Source: SND
A large marble.

Tattie-maller Search Source: SND
The largest size of playing marble, lit. ‘potato-masher'.

Tog Search Source: SND
A large marble.

Toldie Search Source: SND
A large marble.

Towler Search Source: SND
A large marble.

Trollie Search Source: SND
A very large marble.

Tumbie Search Source: SND
A large marble used to knock smaller marbles out of the ring.

Twiser/Twiezer Search Source: SND
A button in the game of Buttons, which was valued at two shots, occas. of a marble sim. assessed.

Wallies Search Source: SND
Earthenware marbles.

Watchie-wee Search Source: SND
A name for a kind of very small marble.

Waterloo Search Source: SND
A soft, somewhat brittle and usu. uncoloured, or sometimes brown-veined, clay playing-marble.

Witch Search Source: SND
A red clay marble, gen. one that is considered effective in winning games, a “wizard”.

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