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- n. Alternative form of shuffleboard.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A board on which a game is played, by pushing or driving pieces of metal or money to reach certain marks; also, the game itself. Called also shuffleboard, shoveboard, shovegroat, shovelpenny.
- n. A game played on board ship in which the aim is to shove or drive with a cue wooden disks into divisions chalked on the deck; -- called also shuffleboard.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A game in which the players shove or drive by blows of the hand pieces of money or counters toward certain marks, compartments, or lines marked on a table.
- n. The table or board on which the game of shovel-board is played; also, the groat, shilling, or other coin used in the game.
- n. A game played on shipboard by pushing wooden or iron disks with a crutch-shaped mace or cue so that they may rest on one of the squares of a diagram of nine numbered squares chalked on the deck.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a game in which coins or discs are slid by hand across a board toward a mark
- n. a game in which players use long sticks to shove wooden disks onto the scoring area marked on a smooth surface
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