Definition of fivestones in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈfʌɪvstəʊnz/

Entry from British & World English dictionary


A game of jacks played with five pieces of metal or stone and usually no ball.
Example sentences
  • A form of ‘knucklebones’ or ‘fivestones’ was played, probably the form where a number of small bones (usually pig or sheep knuckles) or stones are taken in the palm of the hand.

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