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gaming table

a table used for gambling, especially one designed with a game board and slots for chips.
Origin of gaming table
First recorded in 1590-1600 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • To achieve the dignity of being put in charge of a gaming table is the native's highest ambition.

    The Enemies of Women Vicente Blasco Ibez
  • You must win the money to pay your debt at the gaming table.

    Chester Rand Horatio Alger, Jr
  • The gaming table again presented itself to my imagination as the only possible means of extricating myself.

  • The bookkeeper met with varying success at the gaming table.

    Chester Rand Horatio Alger, Jr
  • May the gift won at the gaming table profit the holy Brothers.

  • In Italy, somewhere, or France—not far from a gaming table, you may be sure.

    April's Lady Margaret Wolfe Hungerford
  • I once heard of an Italian, who sat down at a gaming table with only a louis, (that's a foreign sovereign), in his pocket.

    Return of the Native Thomas Hardy
  • But by degrees he was once more ensnared by the lure of the gaming table.

    Casanova's Homecoming Arthur Schnitzler
  • I have known of his spending whole nights at the gaming table, and losing immense sums of money.

    File No. 113 Emile Gaboriau

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