American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A game in which disks are slid with a pronged cue along a smooth level surface toward one of two usually triangular targets painted on the surface and divided into numbered scoring areas.
- n. A surface on which this game is played.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See shovel-board.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. See shovelboard.
- n. a game in which players use long sticks to shove wooden disks onto the scoring area marked on a smooth surface
- Alteration of obsolete shove-board : shove + board. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“I know of very few educated individuals who truly retire and forevermore watch Roy Rodgers reruns and become proficient in shuffleboard.”
“As with every Lonely Planet book, a big part of the fun is perusing the many fascinating sidebars, such as the brief description of curling, one of Canada's national sports ( "loosely defined as shuffleboard on ice") - every town in the region has a curling club - or their concise sketch of the three main highways that run through the Yukon.”
“With comedian Jeff Hiller MCing and set around Galapagos's large pond, the event will feature politically-themed cruise games such as shuffleboard and lame 'rubber duckie "races, as well as drink specials, comedians, musicians, DJs and hundreds of young activists.”
“We have a game room with a shuffleboard and slot machine.”
“The organization is hosting a fundraiser Thursday at Buffalo Billiards that sounds like the perfect guys' night out: Take on the Redskins' Lorenzo Alexander, the Mystics' Chasity Melvin, Patriots cornerback Leigh Bodden or one of 20 other professional athletes in pool, shuffleboard, Wii Bowling or darts, with all the proceeds going to charity.”
“Onsite activities include tennis, chess on a life-size board, shuffleboard, and hiking through the surrounding woods.”
“We are not looking for shuffleboard and bridge, said Lucie Bauer, a retiree who was teaching an art-history class to seniors at the library.”
“Paired with the kinds of things you find at your typical nightspots—i.e. liquor, bottle service, plush couches and, no doubt, plenty of loud music—there will be things you don't usually find, i.e. bocce ball, shuffleboard and miniature golf.”
“We get two pitchers and decide to play table shuffleboard.”
“Parks: The Memorial Oval, in front of Livingston Senior High School, includes several sports fields, bocce, shuffleboard and tennis courts and a walking track.”
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