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miggle

[ mig-uhl ]
/ ˈmɪg əl /
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noun

a playing marble, especially one that is not used as a shooter.
miggles, (used with a singular verb) the game of marbles.

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Origin of miggle

1890–95, Americanism; perhaps mig + (marb)le
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  • What you call a miggle-maggle is what these things were made to be.

    Memoirs of a Midget|Walter de la Mare
  • He was eager, too, to see whether the other miggle things had grown into flowers in his absence.

    Tommy Tregennis|Mary Elizabeth Phillips
  • Ruthie ran to the desk and gathered together the six blades and the “miggle feather.”

    Tommy Tregennis|Mary Elizabeth Phillips
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