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Old March 25th, 2020, 09:27 AM
Mike Shefler
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Default [Dixonary] Round 3060 vote for opple-scopple

Here are 13 defs for opple-scopple, one of which came from a reputable
Vote for your two favorites no later than 9 AM, EDT, Friday, March 27.

1. or offal scraps, is traditionally made by combining buckwheat and
cornmeal to scraps from the slaughter of a pig to thicken up after
hours and hours of cooking, then poured into loaf pans, refrigerated,
and then sliced and fried till crispy.

2. to remove from a position of power (topple).

3. [Scots] spilling water (_scupple_ q.v.)

4. child's version of Episcopal (q.v.)

5. spoiled through incompetence or clumsiness.

6. [British (originally _English regional] rough strong cider, esp. as
made in the West Country of England.

7. to scramble for sweetmeats, as children do.

8. tiddly; drunk.

9. [British] a slide that twists around a tower at an amusement park.

10. the custom of boys at Shrove-tide to go around in the evening and
pelt the doors of the inhabitants with pieces of broken crockery.

11. [Derbyshire dialect] to hobble a horse or donkey; also to fetter a
human, often by using the stocks.

12. a stew made from leftovers.

13. [slang] RADAR.

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