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sprocking
 n.— «According to one witness Tommy Delaney and Brendan Cuddy were “sprocking” with hurleys; “sprocking” is a local term for what would elsewhere be described as “sword-fighting.”» —“Gaelic Games: Out of control” by Denis Walsh Times (London, England) Nov. 6, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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