plisky

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plisky (plural pliskies)

  1. (obsolete, Scotland) practical joke
    • 1892, Various, Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 103, November 19, 1892[1]:
      "What!" said BULGER. "Jist playin' a plisky on ye, and he meant that TOM wad pit ye in the way o' becoming a player.