snakes and ladders

noun

(functioning as singular) a board game in which players move counters along a series of squares according to throws of a dice. A ladder provides a short cut to a square nearer the finish and a snake obliges a player to return to a square nearer the start

Nearby words

  1. snakefish,
  2. snakefly,
  3. snakehead,
  4. snakemouth,
  5. snakeroot,
  6. snakeskin,
  7. snakestone,
  8. snakeweed,
  9. snakewood,
  10. snaky

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