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trick-track

or tric·trac

[trik-trak]
noun
  1. a variety of backgammon.
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Origin of trick-track

First recorded in 1645–55, trick-track is from the French word trictrac; so called in imitation of the clicking sound made in moving the pieces
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  • Trick-track, trik′-trak, n. a form of backgammon in which pegs as well as pieces are used.

    Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 4 of 4: S-Z and supplements)

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