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tote board Syllabification: tote board

Definition of tote board in English:


A large board on which changing numerical information (such as betting odds, telethon donations, or election results) is displayed.
Example sentences
  • Behind them, in chalk, is a train schedule, like a tote board at a racetrack.
  • Okay, let's look at the tote board.
  • I've become addicted to checking the tote board every few hours.


Mid 20th century: shortened from totalizator.

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