salugi

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Noun[edit]

salugi (uncountable)

  1. A keep-away game in which children throw around an object with the aim of keeping it away from a particular child (often the owner of the object) or from another group of children; keepings off.
    • 1995, August Kleinzahler, 'The Old Schoolyard in August'
      the taste of pencils and Louis Bocca's ear / torn off by the fence in a game of salugi.