- British a simple board game in which players advance counters by throwing dice
C19: from Latin: I play
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Ludo, who was a year and a half older, was instructed in the art.
Ludo, as a lieutenant, had a position in society, while I was yet a schoolboy.
Afterwards he amplified this into his book, Liber de Ludo Aleæ.Jerome Cardan
William George Waters
Another man said that he had seen an old print of the game in a shop, but he thought it was called Ludo.
Paula was my senior by three years; Ludwig, or Ludo—he was called by his nickname all his life—by a year and a half.