shuffleboard

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noun shuf·fle·board \ˈshə-fəl-ˌbȯrd\

Definition of shuffleboard

  1. 1 :  a game in which players use long-handled cues to shove disks into scoring areas of a diagram marked on a smooth surface

  2. 2 :  a diagram on which shuffleboard is played

Origin and Etymology of shuffleboard

alteration of obsolete English shove-board


First Known Use: 1836


SHUFFLEBOARD Defined for English Language Learners

shuffleboard

play
noun shuf·fle·board \ˈshə-fəl-ˌbȯrd\

Definition of shuffleboard for English Language Learners

  • : a game in which players use a long stick with a curved piece at one end to slide discs into scoring areas that are marked on the ground


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