Examples of domino in a Sentence
Dominoes is one of my favorite games.
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His hobbies included, bird watching, fishing, playing dominoes, gardening, and cooking.
But the one big domino that still has to fall before the conclusion of Week 13 is the Atlanta Falcons.
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The first domino fell Thursday in what is expected to be a significant off-season overhaul of the Union’s roster.
But for many recipients, those are merely the first dominoes to fall if Congress does not pass a replacement.
Schools replace outgoing transfers with incoming transfers, creating a frightening game of dominoes mixed with a game of musical chairs mixed with Game of Thrones.
More from Rochelle Riley: This is no longer just a Hollywood problem, although the human dominoes are falling faster there.
From the South China Sea to climate change to jockeying over global leadership, the dominoes have fallen in Beijing's favor again and again.
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The History of domino
The origin of dominoes is rather obscure, and that is as true of the word as it is of the game. Both appeared in France shortly after 1750. In both English and French, domino earlier denoted a long hooded cloak worn together with a mask during carnival season or at a masquerade. It is an even earlier sense, however, that may link the garment with the playing piece. In French, domino originally referred to a cape worn by a priest over his surplice. Domino pieces were once made with ebony blacks and ivory faces, and it has been suggested that the playing piece brought to mind the priest’s black domino contrasting with the white surplice.
Origin and Etymology of domino
First Known Use: circa 1694See Words from the same year
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