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tensies (plural tensies)
- A call in any children's game, such as jacks, where ten actions must be performed.
- 2004, Anne Tyler, The amateur marriage, page 282:
- He saw Lindy playing jacks on the sidewalk in Front of the store, snatching up ninesies and tensies in a heedless, all-out swoop that kept the backs of her fingers perpetually scraped raw.