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racing demon Line breaks: ra¦cing demon

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Definition of racing demon in English:


[mass noun]
A competitive version of the card game patience played simultaneously by a number of players.
Example sentences
  • My experience of games of risk prior to this was limited to Scrabble, animal snap and racing demon, so the idea of leaping into the dangerously vertiginous world of blackjack, poker and roulette left me weak at the knees.

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