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backgammon

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English

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Etymology

Uncertain.

Pronunciation

  • enPR: ʹbākgāmōn, IPA: /ˈbæk.gæm.ən/

Noun

A backgammon board shown in starting position.

Singular
backgammon

Plural
-

backgammon (-)
  1. A board game for two players in which each has 15 stones which move between 24 triangular points according to the roll of a pair of dice; the object is to move all of one's pieces around, and bear them off the board.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A victory in the game when the loser has not borne off a stone, and still has one or more stones in the winner's inner home row or on the bar.

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Verb

Infinitive
to backgammon

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to backgammon (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To win at a backgammon game with the opponent having one or more pieces in the winner's inner home row or on the bar.

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