Definition of Spillikins

1. Noun. A game in which players try to pick each jackstraw (or spillikin) off of a pile without moving any of the others.

Exact synonyms: Jackstraws
Generic synonyms: Child's Game



Definition of Spillikins

1. spillikin [n] - See also: spillikin

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spillikins

spill one's guts
spill out
spill over
spill the beans
spillable
spillage
spillages
spilled
spilled the beans
spiller
spillers
spillet fishing
spilliard fishing
spillikin
spillikins (current term)
spilling
spilling the beans
spillingly
spillings
spillionaire
spillionaires
spillover
spillovers
spillproof
spills
spills the beans
spillway
spillways
spilly

Literary usage of Spillikins

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1. Arcadian Adventures with the Idle Rich by Stephen Leacock (1914)
"To be exact, Mr. spillikins is twenty-four, and Bob, the oldest of the boys, must be at least twenty. Their exact ages are no longer known, because, ..."

2. The Sunday at Home by Religious Tract Society (Great Britain), Religious Tract Society (1895)
"CHAPTER I. " T SAY, Dolly, let's have a game of spillikins !—Dolly, •I do you hear? You might at least answer a fellow ! " Dolly was sitting on the floor in ..."

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