Pronunciation: (tip'kat"), [key]
1. a game in which a short piece of wood, tapered at both ends, is struck lightly at one end with a bat, causing the wood to spring into the air so that it can be batted for a distance.
2. Also called pussy. the tapered piece of wood used in this game.
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