all-play-all

noun

Definition of all-play-all

plural all-play-alls
British
:a tournament in which each contestant meets every other contestant in turn : round robin
  • The eight-player all-play-all pits four world-class foreigners against England's top four.
  • —Jonathan Speelman, Observer (London)13 Dec. 2009

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First Known Use of all-play-all

1900


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