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“* In chapter 4 of The Innocents Abroad, Mark Twain describes this game as “a mixture of ‘hop-scotch’ and shuffle-board played with a crutch” p.”
“One great amusement I have forgotten to mention — that is, shuffle-board, a game which consists in sending some round wooden platters along the deck into squares chalked and numbered from one to ten.”
“And when they got well out to sea they had plenty of amusements, for the captain had the shuffle-board, deck quoits, and other games brought out, and with the second officer and chief engineer played the passengers.”
“Harbor, and a dozen other places -- had carried her off to play an idiotic game known as shuffle-board.”
“When she was not walking with Rolly or playing shuffle-board with Twombley, she was down below ministering to the comfort of a chronically sea-sick aunt, referred to in conversation as "poor aunt Nesta".”
“In the first place, he noticed that the shuffle-board and quoit players, on the boat deck aft, were occasionally annoyed by cinders from the stacks, so he made it”
“A shuffle-board, or extremely long table, with drawers and cupboards underneath, of which there now exist scarcely any specimens, a cradle of great antiquity, and the fine old wooden chimney-pieces in the front parlour, still remain.”
“She proved herself an excellent sailor, and was never tired of playing shuffle-board on the deck or pacing to and fro with Uncle Bob in the fresh breeze.”
“But when I had finished, and was chalking the deck for shuffle-board, he joined me again, dropping his voice, for the women had come up by that time and were breakfasting on the lee side of the after house.”
“As a matter of fact, I found myself a sort of deck-steward, given the responsibility of looking after the shuffle-board and other deck games, the steamer-rugs, the cards, -- for they played bridge steadily, -- and answerable to George Williams, the colored butler, for the various liquors served on deck.”
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"1. 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. As the game is played in recent times...
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