marbles playing pitch

Muse of de day: Cax for Bokee

  • Cax for bokee:  In marble PITCH, a game in which players place their marbles at random, each player then tries to hit another’s marble, and the player whose marble is hit gets a BOKEE penalty.
  • Cax:  The sound of a solid hit in marbles
    • I hit him caxs!
  • Bokee: A penalty in children’s games, usualy marbles, in which the winner snaps a finger or pitches a marble hard against the loser’s fingers or knuckles.

Leave us a comment below of Trini phrases you have heard.


Featured Image: Marbles by GamerFromHell

Source: Dictionary of the English/Creole of Trinidad & Tobago by Lise Winer


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