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marbles

Jacqueline Simpson and Steve Roud

in A Dictionary of English Folklore

Published in print January 2003 | ISBN: 9780198607663
Published online January 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191726644
marbles

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The early history of marbles is still obscure. Certainly, in the ancient world children played games rolling nuts, and coloured

Reference Entry.  322 words. 

Subjects: Customs and Traditions

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