So, again, I hope the Democrats in the Senate take note of the dominoes that are tumbling here because they stood together.
Ex-CIA officer Bruce Riedel on why other dominoes may fall—and how U.S. policy just got more complicated.
Underneath, empty Hennessy bottles are piled up alongside flowers and candles, and nearby, men play heated games of dominoes.
They then laid out the cutouts in order like dominoes and shot it in one long take.
Up at Fort Shurdan they had a ginmill where th' warryors cud go an' besot thimsilves with bottled beer an' dominoes.
Playing at nine-pins, for instance, is practically forbidden, so also dominoes.
Six dominoes were placed on their edges, in the usual way, before the dog and the same number before Mr. Blanc.
The dog Braque plays a game of dominoes with any one who likes.
How silly they will look to-night when I shall come out with this story between two games of dominoes!'
I can see the dominoes with my fingers—touch is just as good as sight.
1801, from French domino (1771), perhaps (on comparison of the black tiles of the game) from the meaning "hood with a cloak worn by canons or priests" (1690s), from Latin dominus "lord, master" (see domain), but the connection is not clear. Klein thinks it might be directly from dominus, "because he who has first disposed his pieces becomes 'the master.' " Metaphoric use in geopolitics is from April 1954, first used by U.S. President Eisenhower in a "New York Times" piece, in reference to what happens when you set up a row of dominos and knock the first one down.