\ ˈblikē \
variants: or blickie \ ˈblikē \ or less commonly blicky \ ˈblikē \
plural blickeys or blickies

Definition of blickey

: a small pail especially : a covered metal lunch pail

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History and Etymology for blickey

Dutch blikje, diminutive of blik pail, tin, from Middle Dutch blic, blec; akin to Old High German bleh tin, Old Norse blik gleam, Old English blice act of becoming visible, Old High German bleih pale

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“Blickey.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jul. 2020.

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