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klip-klip, noun

Origin:
AfrikaansShow more Afrikaans, reduplication of klip stone.
colloquial
A children’s game, ‘five-stones’, in which the aim of the players is to throw one pebble in the air and pick up the remaining four before catching the first, using one hand only; klip noun sense 4.
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1931 G. Beet Grand Old Days 113It was a very pretty klipje (pebble), and as I thought it might be useful to my sisters in their games of klip-klip, I handed it over to them.
1978 M. Van Biljon in Sunday Times 24 Dec. (Mag. Sect.) 1One moment I would be playing ‘klip-klip’ with the younger children.
A children’s game, ‘five-stones’, in which the aim of the players is to throw one pebble in the air and pick up the remaining four before catching the first, using one hand only; klipnoun4.

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