tipcat

noun
tip·​cat | \ ˈtip-ˌkat How to pronounce tipcat (audio) \

Definition of tipcat

: a game in which one player lightly bats a wooden peg and as it flies up strikes it again to drive it as far as possible while fielders try to recover it also : the peg used in this game

First Known Use of tipcat

1676, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tipcat

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“Tipcat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tipcat. Accessed 21 Feb. 2020.

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