crokinole

/ (ˈkrɒkəˌnəʊl) /

noun

a board game popular in Canada in which players flick wooden discs

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Word Origin for crokinole

C20: from French croquignole a flick
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Example sentences from the Web for crokinole

  • We got up dances and crokinole parties and concerts for them.

    At Good Old Siwash|George Fitch
  • When crokinole was introduced into Homeburg twenty odd years ago, the kerosene wagon had to make an extra mid-week trip.

    Homeburg Memories|George Helgesen Fitch