The Traditional Children's Games of England Scotland
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TRIPPIT AND COIT—TROAP
with a " pum," a piece of wood about a foot long and two inches in diameter, and a " tribet," a small piece of hard wood.—Halliwell's Dictionary. See "Trap, Bat, and Ball."
Trippit and Coit
A game formerly known under the appellation of " Trippets," Newcastle. It is the same as "Trip-cat" in some southern counties. The trippet is a small piece of wood obtusely pointed —something like a shoe—hollow at one end, and having a tail a little elevated at the other, which is struck with a buckstick. It is also called " Buckstick, Spell-and-Ore."—Brockett's North Country Words. See also Dickinson's Cumberland Glossary. Halliwell's Dictionary says—The game is almost peculiar to the North of England. There is a poem called "The Trip Match " in Mather's Songs.
See "Nur and Spel," "Trap, Bat, and Ball."
Trip and Go
Trip and go, heave and hoe,
Up and down, to and fro; From the town to the grove, Two and two let us rove; A-maying, a-playing, Love hath no gainsaying; So merrily trip and go, So merrily trip and go.
—Halliwell's Nursery Rhymes, cccxlviii. A game rhyme, but undescribed.
Trip-trout
A game in which a common ball is used instead of the cork and feathers in " Shuttlecock."—(Kinross) Jamieson. See " Shuttlefeather," "Teesty Tosty."
Troap
A game played by two persons, with bandies or sticks hooked at the end, and a bit of wood called a nacket. At each end of the ground occupied a line is drawn. He who







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