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Marbles (and similar games ) :: Type of shot/flick View Visualisation

Cully-thumb Search Source: SND
A boy's term for shooting a marble off the middle of the forefinger instead of off the tip in the usual manner.

Drappie-nosie-duff Search Source: SND (supp)
A throw in a knock-out game of marbles in which the player stood directly above the ring and let the marble drop from his nose.

Indy Search Source: SND
A peculiar way of knuckling a marble. . . . The thumb of the left hand was placed on the ground with the hand held up, and the marble in front of the middle finger of the left hand was propelled with the right hand.

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

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

Peasie-knuckle Search Source: SND
A way of playing a marble with the knuckle.

Pleenkie Search Source: SND
A method of shooting a marble so that it makes a sharp, tinkling noise.

Plunk Search Source: SND
The act of propelling a marble by the thumb and forefinger.

Poosie-knickle/Pussy-knuckle Search Source: SND
A faulty shot in which the marble is lobbed rather than flicked.

Pots Search Source: SND
A throw in the game of marbles in which the marble is aimed from a height

Poussie-hander Search Source: SND
A faulty shot in which the marble is lobbed rather than flicked.

Poussie/Pussie Search Source: SND
A faulty shot in which the marble is lobbed rather than flicked.

Pussy-nickle Search Source: SND
The method of propelling a marble by flicking it with the forefinger.

Shuil/Shully Search Source: SND
A shot fired after the hand had been thrust forward in order unfairly to increase its speed and come nearer the target.

Sunder Search Source: SND
A throw in the knock-out game of marbles in which the player throws the marble in the air, runs forward to catch it and is allowed to shoot from where it was caught.

Tarrybangle Search Source: SND
A specific shot in the game of marbles. QUOT: He would call a tarrybangle, for this, . . . even more than a through-hochie, was his supreme shot. . . . The player faced away from the target, bent down and hurled the bool between his legs.

Through hochie blow away Search Source: SND
QUOT: A through-hochie is a stroke used in the game of bools known as knocking out. Blowaway means that if the player runs forward and catches his bool on the rebound he is entitled to another shot from the point at which he made the catch.

Through-hochie Search Source: SND
A throw in the ring game of marbles in which the marble is thrown from round the back of and through between the legs.

Trow Search Source: SND
The playing of a marble by rolling it, usu. from the palm of the hand, towards the hole.

Wheelmyorlum/Wheeriorlum Search Source: SND
A throw in the knock-out game of marbles in which the marble was jerked from behind the back over the right shoulder and caught in front, the player being allowed to take as many steps forward as he could while the marble was in the air, and then to shoot the marble from where he caught it.

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