Elder Dictionary

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conkers, noun


A game played in Autumn when large seeds called conkers fell off chestnut trees. Children bore holes into these conkers, and thread them onto pieces of string about a foot long. The goal behind the game is to swing your conker to hit the opponent's conker. The game ends when either player's conker breaks.
I may have welts on my arms, but I sure am good at conkers.

Added on May 11, 2011 by Anonymous