backgammon board

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n backgammon board the board on which backgammon is played
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • backgammon board a board for playing backgammon, often made in the form of two rectangular trays hinged together, each tray containing two “tables”.
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Usage

In literature:

A lamp was on a pier-table, and a backgammon board on legs before the fireplace.
"The Lily of the Valley" by Honore de Balzac
The liqueur-glass, Mr. Softly, is in the backgammon-board.
"A Rogue's Life" by Wilkie Collins
First came out a backgammon-board.
"The Peterkin Papers" by Lucretia P. Hale
Nora returns to her chair and shuts up the backgammon board.
"John Bull's Other Island" by George Bernard Shaw
Howard and Virginia appropriated the table to themselves where they played with their soldiers and backgammon board.
"Vandover and the Brute" by Frank Norris
Fetch the backgammon board; your mother has won seven games and I nine since you went.
"Bluebell" by Mrs. George Croft Huddleston
He also took a fancy for a backgammon board, but only kept it after a violent quarrel with another pirate.
"The Pirates' Who's Who" by Philip Gosse
Martin and Levi were bent over a backgammon board in Sandy's study.
"A Son of the Hills" by Harriet T. Comstock
The squire noiselessly laid down the dice and shut the backgammon-board.
"Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. 22, September, 1878" by Various
First came out a backgammon-board.
"The Peterkin Papers" by Lucretia P Hale
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