Definition of Tiddledywinks

1. n. A game in which the object is to snap small disks of bone, ivory, or the like, from a flat surface, as of a table, into a small cup or basket; -- called also tiddlywinks.



Definition of Tiddledywinks

1. [n]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tiddledywinks

tidal waters
tidal wave
tidal waves
tidal zone
tidalite
tidalites
tidally
tidally locked
tidbit
tidbits
tiddier
tiddies
tiddiest
tiddle
tiddled
tiddledywinks (current term)
tiddler
tiddlers
tiddles
tiddley
tiddleys
tiddlier
tiddlies
tiddliest
tiddling
tiddly
tiddlywink
tiddlywinks
tiddy
tide

Literary usage of Tiddledywinks

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1. Natural Education by Winifred d'Estcourte Sackville Stoner (1914)
"The child came home sooner than I had expected Winifred's opinion and, when I asked her if she had of tiddledywinks enjoyed the game of ..."

2. Lectures and Addresses Delivered Before the Departments of Psychology and by Clark University (Worcester, Mass.) (1910)
"tiddledywinks would form a good automatic basis for these more genuine occupations. ... Her Latin and algebra are to her, very often just tiddledywinks, ..."

3. Reveries of a Schoolmaster by Francis Bail Pearson (1917)
"I was sorry to miss such an evening, and think I could forego tiddledywinks with a fair degree of amiability if, instead, I could hear such a man talk. ..."

4. Literary News by L. Pylodet, Augusta Harriet (Garrigue) Leypoldt (1891)
"After a little he finds himself in the tiddledywinks' basket on the table. This becomes a fine house, and Jimmie- boy has lots of fun listening to the ..."

5. Literary News by L. Pylodet, Augusta Harriet (Garrigue) Leypoldt (1891)
"After a little he finds himself in the tiddledywinks' basket on the table. This becomes a fine house, and Jimmie- boy has lots of fun listening to the ..."

6. Who's who in the Lyceum by Alfred Augustus Wright (1906)
"... 1888, HM & Co.; tiddledywinks Tales, 1890; The tiddledywinks Poetry Book, 1890; In Camp with a Tin Soldier. ..."

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