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The School Bully with a secret – Terminology

This story uses British slang language and other British terms. 

Skiver 

noun

British slang a person who persistently avoids work or responsibility

Games

plural noun

Games are organised sports activities that children do at school.

Cricket Box

noun

Abdominal guard or “box” (often referred to as a cup, box or abdo guard). It is usually constructed from high-density plastic with a padded edge, shaped like a hollow half-pear, and inserted into the jockstrap with cup pocket underwear of the batsmen and wicket-keeper. This is used to protect the crotch area against impact from the ball.

Poof

noun 

mainly UK offensive (also poofter)

 a gay man

Wedgie

noun

An occasion when someone’s underwear moves or is pulled up, so it is uncomfortably tight around, or between the two sides of, their bottom.

Tuck

noun (FOOD)

UK old-fashioned child’s word

food, especially sweets and cakes

Sweets

plural noun

sweet food, such as candy or cake

Litter

noun

small pieces of rubbish that have been left lying on the ground

Boarder

noun

a student who lives and studies away from home at a boarding school

Exeat

noun

a permission from a college, boarding school, or other institution for temporary absence.

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