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probably from English dialect tiddly little + wink
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'Tiddleywink': A Game, A Bar, And A...
A silly-sounding word with a lightly sordid past
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“Tiddlywink.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tiddlywink. Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.
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