trou madame

noun trou ma·dame \ ˌtrüməˈdam \

Definition of trou madame

:a variety of bagatelle in which the arches are scored to the player and the holes against him

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Origin and Etymology of trou madame

French trou-madame, literally, hole madam, from Middle French; from the exclamation of the women players when one of them fails to score


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