One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The game of hopscotch.‘those far-off days when they played peevers in the streets’
- ‘By 5.30, the whole business would be done and dish-washed, leaving the family free to dig the garden, watch TV or play peevers in the street.’
Mid 19th century (denoting the stone or piece of pottery used in the game): of unknown origin.
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