Definition of Ringtaw

1. a game of marbles [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ringtaw

ringpieces
rings
rings in
ringside
ringside seat
ringsider
ringsiders
ringsides
ringspot
ringster
ringsters
ringstraked
ringtail
ringtailed
ringtails
ringtaw (current term)
ringtaws
ringtone
ringtones
ringtoss
ringtosses
ringway
ringways
ringwise
ringwoodite
ringwoodites
ringwork
ringworks
ringworm
ringworm bush

Literary usage of Ringtaw

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1884)
"... said of a marble driven up when it lodges on the small ring at ringtaw. Fate [fait"], the past tense of fight for fought. Fought is also used, ..."

2. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1868)
"He was good at ringtaw, bad at Greek grammar ; and ho abominated those truly abominable things called decimal fractions. With that vivacity of expression ..."

3. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1868)
"I will give you the life of a distinguished Jones. It will not take long. As a boy, Jones was much like other boys. He was good at ringtaw, bad at Greek ..."

4. Glossary of Words in Use in Cornwall by Margaret Ann Courtney, Thomas Quiller Couch (1880)
"Fat, or Fattened, said of a marble driven up when it lodges on the small ring at ringtaw. Fate [fait-], the past tense of fight ..."

5. Glossary of Northamptonshire Words and Phrases by Anne Elizabeth Baker (1854)
"by the sound whether the vessel be without a flaw, or the metal without alloy. RING or ringtaw. A game at marbles. ..."

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