spilikins
Spilikin Spil"i*kin, n. [OD. spelleken a small pin. See {Spill} a splinter.] One of a number of small pieces or pegs of wood, ivory, bone, or other material, for playing a game, or for counting the score in a game, as in cribbage. In the plural ({spilikins}), a game played with such pieces; pushpin. [Written also {spillikin}, {spilliken}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Spilikin — Spil i*kin, n. [OD. spelleken a small pin. See {Spill} a splinter.] One of a number of small pieces or pegs of wood, ivory, bone, or other material, for playing a game, or for counting the score in a game, as in cribbage. In the plural… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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