Definición de shovelboard en inglés:

Compartir esta entrada

shovelboard

Pronunciación: /ˈʃʌv(ə)lbɔːd/

sustantivo

[mass noun] British
A game played by pushing discs with the hand or with a long-handled shovel over a marked surface.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The game of shovelboard was played by two players (each provided with five coins) on a smooth heavy table.
  • Then we had chess for those who played it, whist, cribbage, books, backgammon, and shovelboard.
  • The day of the great ocean liners might be over thanks to cheap air travel, but many still yearn for games of shovelboard on the deck and dinner at the captain's table.

Origen

Mid 16th century: alteration of obsolete shoveboard, from shove + board.

For editors and proofreaders

Saltos de línea: shovel|board

Compartir esta entrada
 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Los comentarios que no respeten nuestras Normas comunitarias podrían ser moderados o eliminados.