/ (ˈkɒŋkəz) /
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(functioning as singular) British a game in which a player swings a horse chestnut (conker), threaded onto a string, against that of another player to try to break it
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Which form is used to state an obligation or duty someone has?
Word Origin for conkers
C19: from dialect conker snail shell, originally used in the game
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