Rugby game

variants: or Rugby fives

Definition of Rugby game

: the game of fives played on a court having rear as well as front and side walls — compare eton game

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First Known Use of Rugby game

1859, in the meaning defined above

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“Rugby game.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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