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Spilikin

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spilikin

One of a number of small pieces or pegs of wood, ivory, bone, or other material, for playing a game, or for counting the score in a game, as in cribbage. In the plural (spilikins), a game played with such pieces; pushpin.

Alternative forms: spillikin, spilliken.

Origin: OD. Spelleken a small pin. See Spill a splinter.