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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Backgammon(0.01093 detik)
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English → English (WordNet)
n : a board game for two players; pieces move according to
throws of the dice
English → English (gcide)
backgammon \back"gam`mon\, n. [Origin unknown; perhaps fr. Dan.
bakke tray + E. game; or very likely the first part is from
E. back, adv., and the game is so called because the men are
often set back.]
A game of chance and skill, played by two persons on a
“board” marked off into twenty-four spaces called
“points”. Each player has fifteen pieces, or “men”, the
movements of which from point to point are determined by
throwing dice. Formerly called tables.
backgammon board, a board for playing backgammon, often
made in the form of two rectangular trays hinged together,
each tray containing two “tables”.
backgammon \back`gam"mon\, v. t.
In the game of backgammon, to beat by ending the game before
the loser is clear of his first “table”. When played for
betting purposes, the winner in such a case scores three
times the wagered amount.
[1913 Webster +PJC]