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  • Archaeologists also dug up stones used in a game called chunkey, a sort of mobile horseshoes match that ­involved throwing spears at a concave stone as it rolled along the ground.

    Mound City on the Mississippi

  • Throughout the week, our trade had increased substantially, compliments of chunkey and the occasional archery match.

    Fire The Sky

  • A chunkey stone—for those of you who grew up in impoverished cultures that lack truly inspiring games—is a disc.

    Fire The Sky

  • Desperate to engage in anything except reliving that confrontation with Back-from-the-Dead, I pulled my chunkey lances from inside the alligator quiver.

    Fire The Sky

  • Even with his capital occupied, a deadly invader stalking his lands, and despair in all directions, Cafakke let nothing interfere with his enjoyment of chunkey.

    Fire The Sky

  • I was amazed to see that a chunkey court had been laid out, the packed clay surface carefully smoothed and graded.

    Fire The Sky

  • He thought about that, leaning on his long lance, the chunkey game forgotten.

    Fire The Sky

  • Turning my attention to the chunkey court—it was barely visible in the grass—I imagined feathered and decorated players rolling their stones, casting lances.

    Fire The Sky

  • To keep from doing anything stupid, we worked on the chunkey court, pulling weeds and practicing.

    Fire The Sky

  • Cafakke had hauled in clay for a chunkey court, but his palace walls were sealed only with mats?

    Fire The Sky

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