bilboquet

noun
bil·bo·quet | \ˌbilbəˈket\
plural -s

Definition of bilboquet 

: a device having a cup or spike at the top of a stick to which is attached a ball on a string also : the game of maneuvering the device so as to catch the ball in the cup or on the spike — compare cup and ball

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History and Etymology for bilboquet

French, from Middle French billeboquet, from bille ball (of Germanic origin; akin to Middle High German bickel die, ankle) + bouquer to thrust, from bouc male goat, of Celtic origin; akin to Old Irish bocc male goat

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