bonspiel

[ bon-speel ]

noun
  1. a competition or meet in curling at which teams from several clubs or districts compete with one another.

Origin of bonspiel

1
1555–65; Scots dial., perhaps <Dutch or Low German; compare Dutch spel game, play (Middle Dutch, cognate with Old High German spil,German Spiel); identity of first element uncertain

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bonspiel

/ (ˈbɒnˌspiːl, -spəl) /


noun
  1. a curling match

Origin of bonspiel

1
C16: probably from Low German; compare Flemish bonespel children's game; see spiel

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