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draughts

Saltos de línea: draughts
Pronunciación: /drɑːfts
 
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Definición de draughts en inglés:

sustantivo

British
A board game for two players, played on a draughtboard. Each player starts with twelve disc-shaped pieces in three rows along one side of the board, and moves them diagonally with the aim of capturing all the opponent’s pieces.
Example sentences
  • If they get bored, the shed boasts a CD player, dart board and draughts.
  • To be less abstract, let us suppose a game of draughts where the pieces are reduced to four kings, and where, of course, no oversight is to be expected.
  • Once they'd finished their game of draughts, Jude and Josie began a game of cards.

Origen

late Middle English: from draught; related to obsolete draught in the sense 'move' (in chess or any similar game); compare with French trait, from Latin tractus 'a dragging'.

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