Cockal

Cockal

Cock"al\, n. [Etymol. uncertain.]

1. A game played with sheep's bones instead of dice [Obs.]

2. The bone used in playing the game; -- called also huckle bone. [Obs.] --Nares.

A little transverse bone Which boys and bruckeled children call (Playing for points and pins) cockal. --Herrick.
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