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shovelboard

[ shuhv-uhl-bawrd, -bohrd ]
/ ˈʃʌv əlˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd /
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noun
the game of shuffleboard.
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Origin of shovelboard

First recorded in 1525–35
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How to use shovelboard in a sentence

  • Stephen Hopkins was fined for allowing his servants to play shovelboard, but this did not happen till some time later than 1622.

    A Pilgrim Maid|Marion Ames Taggart
  • To my mind shovelboard is innocent; I have permitted my men to play it.

    A Pilgrim Maid|Marion Ames Taggart
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