variants or blickie
or less commonly blicky
plural blickeys or blickies
: a small pail
especially : a covered metal lunch pail

Word History


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 28 May. 2024.

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