an informal indoor game
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How to use parlour game in a sentence
This was a 'parlour game' at the Rectory, as I discovered later, and one in which my aunt always came off the winner.Border Ghost Stories | Howard Pease
Even regarded as a parlour game, it palls upon one after the first hour and a half.
It is a favourite performance on the stage, and not seldom tried as a parlour game.Psychology and Social Sanity | Hugo Mnsterberg
It must be a good rubber, however, for the parlour game is neither relaxation nor pleasure.Scotch Loch-Fishing | AKA Black Palmer, William Senior