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Date: 1800-1900
Origin: Probably from tiddlywink 'place for drinking alcohol' (1800-1900), perhaps from tiddly 'drunk' (19-21 centuries)

tiddlywinks

noun
     
Related topics: Games
tid‧dly‧winks [uncountable]
DG a children's game in which you try to make small round pieces of plastic jump into a cup by pressing their edge with a larger piece

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