potsy

potsy

(ˈpɒtsɪ)
n, pl -sies
1. (Games, other than specified) in New York, the game of hopscotch or a close variant thereof
2. (Games, other than specified) the puck, stone, or flattened tin can used in the game potsy
3. police slang the badge worn by a policeman or other member of the emergency services
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Executive producers: Billy Ray Cyrus, Shannon Houchins, Potsy Ponciroli, Travis Nicholson, Julia Silverton, Jayson Dinsmore Cast: Billy Ray Cyrus, Joey Lauren Adams, Travis Nicholson, Madison Iseman, John Sewell, Leslie David Baker, Kevin Farley, Chelsea Talmadge, Randy Travis, Darius Rucker
One, Potsy, said: "Stone Roses tickets sold out and yet already some on GetMeIn type sites.
Potsy waving, Joanie saving, We really knew it was a lark.
I watch television or potsy around or sleep until noon and then grubble into the office.
If it hadn't have been wet, Potsy (Bradford coach Mick Potter) probably would have had the fire brigade down here watering it
With a win, Colts rookie coach Jim Caldwell can tie the immortal Potsy Clark (1931 Portsmouth Spartans) for the best start by a rookie coach in the past 80 years.
Tinseltown helped promote a teenage soda shop culture by having Richie and Potsy hang around Arnold's Drive-In five years too long.
Doris Sparks, a retired nurse, is "Hotsy Potsy," a wild red-haired character in bib overalls and a striped shirt.
Hotsy Potsy of Bandon and her husband travel a lot, and hope to become clowns to entertain fellow campers and "do something crazy" in recreational vehicle parks.
As a lifelong New Yorker; I enjoyed the way the book so clearly evoked the city as it used to be: Pilcer, who has an uncanny ability to evoke an entire character with a single line of dialogue, is eye and ear perfect on the small details-from playing potsy and Double Dutch on the sidewalk to fifties-era expressions like "speedy Gonzalez" and "flibbertigibbet.
Maybe now JK has made her fortune she doesn't need Potsy anymore.