[Ads-l] Still Further Antedating of "Tiddlywink"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Mon Mar 4 11:50:07 UTC 2019

tiddlywink (OED 1844)

1828 _Morning Advertiser_ 2 Oct. 3/3 (British Newspaper Archive)  A Gentleman present ... said, that gambling was at the root of the greatest evils in the prison.  A game played with dice and a card, called "Tiddley Wink," was in common practice.

Fred Shapiro

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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