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Definition for: BACKGAMMON
- (n.) 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.
- (v. i.) In the game of backgammon, to beat by ending the game before the loser is clear of his first "table".