Black game

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Black game (Zoöl) See Blackcock Grouse, and Heath grouse.
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Usage

In literature:

A double-barrelled gun and pointers, and leave to shoot three Wellington College boys a week (not more) in case black game was scarce.
"The Water-Babies" by Charles Kingsley
What if the Enigma in black were playing some deep game of his own with regard to Marishka?
"The Secret Witness" by George Gibbs
As they walk and talk there appears a black dog ranging to and fro through a field, as if on the track of game.
"The Faust-Legend and Goethe's 'Faust'" by H. B. Cotterill
I think you should have stopped the game, but Fuller accuses a man called Black of playing the wrong card.
"Brandon of the Engineers" by Harold Bindloss
Some t'others spit it right out that Black Hoof is playin' one o' his Injun games.
"A Virginia Scout" by Hugh Pendexter
The flesh is black, firm, and of a game flavour, and, with the wise, is a most dainty morsel, a royal tit-bit.
"Le Morvan, [A District of France,] Its Wild Sports, Vineyards and Forests; with Legends, Antiquities, Rural and Local Sketches" by Henri de Crignelle
DOUGLAS, J., crossing of white and black game-fowls, ii.
"The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication, Volume II (of 2)" by Charles Darwin
They seemed to be following a game path as they threaded the black depths of the forest.
"In the Whirl of the Rising" by Bertram Mitford
He said that little black specks were floating in front of his eyes, but he gamely insisted on playing the contest out.
"Pitching in a Pinch" by Christy Mathewson
Our country abounds in a sort of black game, and for me it is rare sport to pursue this species of game in the assembly.
"The Progressionists, and Angela." by Conrad von Bolanden
Then the game, symbol of the universal struggle between the blacks and the reds, began once more.
"The Patriot" by Antonio Fogazzaro
He thinks that should Black attempt to stop the Knight from going to K B 5, he will have to weaken his game in some other way.
"Chess Fundamentals" by José Raúl Capablanca
They played two hours, and the game calmed her but could not save her from the blackness of her mood.
"Manslaughter" by Alice Duer Miller
And the game and the black and white stick went on.
"The Harvard Classics Shelf of Fiction - German" by J. W. von Goethe
His game had been beaver, otter, black cat (or fisher), sable, moose, etc.
"Canoeing in the wilderness" by Henry David Thoreau
I remember we girls used to make game of old Mrs. Cheffington with her black wig and her airs.
"That Unfortunate Marriage, Vol. 1(of 3)" by Frances Eleanor Trollope
It talked while trifling with Black Pete's games of no-chance.
"The Snow-Burner" by Henry Oyen
When they came to the rifle, Black Wolf was out of the game, for never a bull's-eye did White Arrow miss.
"Erskine Dale--Pioneer" by John Fox
The twilight had now drawn on, and at last we stood opposite to the covert in which it was said that there were black game or partridges.
"The Devil's Elixir" by E. T. A. Hoffmann
L. Lloyd, 'Game Birds of Sweden,' 1867, p. 22, 79, on the capercailzie and black-cock.
"The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex" by Charles Darwin
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In poetry:

Of whom to be reveng'd he took,
In mirth and pleasant game,
Black pots and glasses, which he hung
Upon a bright sun-beam.
"The Life And Death Of Tom Thumb" by Anonymous British
They fights their fights and they hunt their game,
As they did before the white man came,
Far in the unexplored Outback,
Where still Australia's mostly black.
"Black and White" by C J Dennis
A curse upon each king who leads his state,
No matter what his plea, to this foul game,
And may it end his wicked dynasty,
And may he die in exile and black shame.
"A Curse For Kings" by Vachel Lindsay
Till in a black room each is penned,
While from above with cruel aim
Two torturers with lances bend
To goad their fieriness to flame,
To devil them to play the game.
"The Bulls" by Robert W Service
Strong am I, over strong, to eyes that tire,
In the hot hue of Rapine, Riot, Flame.
Death and Despair are black, War and Desire,
The two red cards in Life's unequal game.
"Song Of The Colours:" by Laurence Hope

In news:

Blue Jays SS Yunel Escobar suspended 3 games by team for homophobic slur on eye-black.
Major League Baseball is checking reports that Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Yunel Escobar played Saturday's game against Boston wearing eye-black displaying a homophobic slur written in Spanish.
Army-Navy game: Midshipmen overcome late deficit to overtake Black Knights, 17-13, to win Commander- in-Chief 's Trophy.
Black Knights' late turnover costs them the game and trophy.
Oregon State University has canceled its promotion to "wear black" at a couple of football games this season because it is seen by some as racially insensitive .
Selection juggling in store for All Blacks' Italy game.
Approximately 1,000 tickets will be available for each game, according to John Black, the Lakers vice president of public relations.
Raiders game to be blacked out.
Thanks to Call of Duty: Black Ops II, there are now 14 games in the Call of Duty series.
Robert Thompson was a Canadian Water Polo player at the 1972 Munich Games during the Black September hostage crisis.
The Tigers glided over the Haysi Tigers in a three-game sweep in a playoff for the Black Diamond District regular season title at Council Elementary School.
Locally owned music stores in NEPA are getting in on the Black Friday game this year with help from the folks behind Record Store Day, an event that usually takes place in April and offers exclusive releases for music fans.
Avenged Sevenfold returned to the public eye this week with its new song and video "Carry On," which is included in the just-released blockbuster video game Call Of Duty: Black Ops II.
Black Ops 2 hits stores today and already is expected to break gaming sales records.
'Call of Duty: Black Ops II' might make you think first, shoot later: Video Games.
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In science:

In the game of Hex, the propositions discussed earlier imply that the probability that player I wins is given by the probability that there is a left-right crossing in independent Bernoulli percolation on the sites (i.e., when the sites are independently and randomly colored black or white).
Random-Turn Hex and other selection games
In this game a black box is given which calculates a function for various inputs.
Quantum advantages in classically defined tasks
The black vertical lines show that the total DAU of Zynga depends stronly on the performance of the underlying games.
When games meet reality: is Zynga overvalued?
Example 3.1.3 In a game we select at random a bal l from a box containing W white, B black and Y yel low bal ls.
G-Brownian Motion and Dynamic Risk Measure under Volatility Uncertainty
Three regions, bounded by black lines, correspond to the “Snow drift”, the “Stag hunt” and the “Prisoner’s dilemma” games.
Evolutionary game dynamics in phenotype space
FIG. 5: “Snow drift”, “Stag hunt” and “Prisoner’s dilemma” games correspond to three distinct regions in the (α, β ) plane, bounded by black lines.
Evolutionary game dynamics in phenotype space
The black vertical lines illustrate the notion that the DAU of Zynga depends on the performance of its individual games.
Valuation of Zynga
Go is a two-player full-information board game played on a square grid (usually 19 × 19 lines) with black and white stones; the goal of the game is to surround the most territory and capture enemy stones.
On Move Pattern Trends in a Large Go Games Corpus
This problem can be viewed as a black-box model for determining the winner in a 2-player game (such as chess) if both players play their optimal strategies.
A nearly optimal discrete query quantum algorithm for evaluating NAND formulas
Moreover, the Swap Test has been used in various physical and computational settings, which include stabilization of quantum computation , quantum estimation , quantum MerlinArthur games , and black-box group problems .
The Efficiency of Quantum Identity Testing of Multiple States
In this paper, we study the algorithmic complexity of the Mastermind game, where results are single-color black pegs.
On the Algorithmic Complexity of the Mastermind Game with Black-Peg Results
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