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shuffleboard

[ shuhf-uhl-bawrd, -bohrd ]
/ ˈʃʌf əlˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd /
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noun

a game in which standing players shove or push wooden or plastic disks with a long cue toward numbered scoring sections marked on a floor or deck.
the board or marked surface, as on a floor or deck, on which this game is played.

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Origin of shuffleboard

First recorded in 1525–35; alteration of earlier shove board

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British Dictionary definitions for shuffleboard

shuffleboard
/ (ˈʃʌfəlˌbɔːd) /

noun

a game in which players push wooden or plastic discs with a long cue towards numbered scoring sections marked on a floor, esp a ship's deck
the marked area on which this game is played
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