steelie

1
[ stee-lee ]
/ ˈsti li /

noun

a playing marble made of steel.

Nearby words

  1. steel-faced,
  2. steele,
  3. steele, mount,
  4. steele, sir richard,
  5. steelhead,
  6. steelmaker,
  7. steelmaking,
  8. steelman,
  9. steels,
  10. steelwork

Origin of steelie

1
First recorded in 1920–25; steel + -ie

steelie

2
[ stee-lee ]
/ ˈsti li /

noun Informal.

Origin of steelie

2
First recorded in 1920–25; steel(head) + -ie

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