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American English: /ˌʃəvˈheɪp(ə)ni/

Translation of shove-halfpenny in Spanish:


  • (in UK)
    (juego parecido al tejo)
    Example sentences
    • The oak table is 10m long and was used for the old game of shuffle-board, a Tudor version of shove-halfpenny.
    • In those days, pubs were places where people - mainly men - quaffed beer or other alcoholic drinks, socialized, and played games such as darts, dominoes, cribbage, and shove-halfpenny.
    • In ever-increasing numbers, kids are being encouraged to box, golf, dance and climb, to play more cricket, football, tennis and, for all we know, shove-halfpenny, by a generation that has seen sport cannibalised into a grotesque commercial monster.
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