tid·dly·winks (tĭdlē-wĭngks′) also tid·dle·dy·winks (tĭdl-dē-)
pl.n. (used with a sing. verb)
A game in which players try to snap small disks into a cup by pressing them on the edge with a larger disk.
[Possibly dialectal tiddly, little + WINK.]
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