shuffleboard

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n shuffleboard a game in which players use long sticks to shove wooden disks onto the scoring area marked on a smooth surface
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Shuffleboard See Shovelboard.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n shuffleboard See shovel-board.
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Usage

In literature:

On the hurricane deck, aft, a sailor was chalking a shuffleboard court.
"Where the Blue Begins" by Christopher Morley
No boy could have been more interested in winning the shuffleboard game than he.
"The Vision Spendid" by William MacLeod Raine
It is a mixture of "hop-scotch" and shuffleboard played with a crutch.
"The Innocents Abroad" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Shuffleboard parties at one point and ring-toss parties at another were forming among the young people.
"The March Family Trilogy, Complete" by William Dean Howells
We played ring-toss and shuffleboard together, and became of a friendship which lasts to this day.
"Literary Friends And Acquaintances" by William Dean Howells
It is a mixture of "hop-scotch" and shuffleboard played with a crutch.
"The Innocents Abroad, Part 1 of 6" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
A game called Shuffleboard was introduced with trenchers about 1-1/2 inch thick and 10 in.
"A Journey to America in 1834" by Robert Heywood
She smiled at Walter Kirk, who had finished his game of shuffleboard and was looking all up and down the deck for Miss Thorne.
"Duffels" by Edward Eggleston
I'll let the shuffleboard go hang.
"By Right of Conquest" by Arthur Hornblow
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In news:

Astoria Is Getting a Bookstore, a Smaller Gowanus Shuffleboard Club, and Honestly , How Much Fro-Yo Can NYers Eat.
Volleyball, shuffleboard and horseshoe courts, and general store.
White- knuckled , white-haired shuffleboard at Havana West.
State shuffleboard tourney to be held at Elks Club.
The Missouri State Shuffleboard Championship will be held Oct 18-20 at Columbia Elks Lodge 594.
Astoria Is Getting a Bookstore, a Smaller Gowanus Shuffleboard Club, and Honestly, How Much Fro-Yo Can NYers Eat.
For Richest Retirees, It's Shuffleboard in Seattle.
CEOs Plan Retirement but No Shuffleboard.
The Indiana Shuffleboard Association is sponsoring the event.
Rare is the local watering hole that maintains a shuffleboard table.
Shuffleboard promises to bring utter chaos to Gowanus.
Welcome, readers, to the new shuffleboard season.
We note here the centennial celebration of shuffleboard in the United States.
Shuffleboard makes for strange bedfellows.
Shuffleboard promises to bring utter chaos to Gowanus.
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