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steelie

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[ stee-lee ]
/ ˈsti li /
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noun
a playing marble made of steel.
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Origin of steelie

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First recorded in 1920–25; steel + -ie

Other definitions for steelie (2 of 2)

steelie2
[ stee-lee ]
/ ˈsti li /

noun Informal.

Origin of steelie

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First recorded in 1920–25; steel(head) + -ie
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