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tipcat

[tip-kat] /ˈtɪpˌkæt/
noun
1.
a game in which a short piece of wood, tapered at both ends, is struck lightly at one end with a bat, causing the wood to spring into the air so that it can be batted for a distance.
2.
Also called pussy. the tapered piece of wood used in this game.
Origin
1670-1680
1670-80; tip4 + cat1
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tipcat

/ˈtɪpˌkæt/
noun
1.
a game in which a short sharp-ended piece of wood (the cat) is tipped in the air with a stick
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