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trick-track

or trictrac

[trik-trak] /ˈtrɪkˌtræk/
noun
1.
a variety of backgammon.
Origin of trick-track
1645-1655
First recorded in 1645-55, trick-track is from the French word trictrac; so called in imitation of the clicking sound made in moving the pieces
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trictrac

/ˈtrɪkˌtræk/
noun
1.
a game similar to backgammon
Word Origin
C17: from French, imitative
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