Definition of crown and anchor in English:

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crown and anchor


[mass noun]
A gambling game played with three dice each bearing a crown, an anchor, and the four card suits, and played on a board similarly marked.
Example sentences
  • The camp organised an ice hockey match in the morning followed by a funfair to include roulette, crown and anchor, the three card trick and horse racing.
  • Cards and crown and anchor boards were pushed to one side.
  • Multiplying their winnings at a crown and anchor game, they attract the unwanted attentions of a crime boss.

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