Definition of Dominoes

1. Noun. Any of several games played with small rectangular blocks.

Exact synonyms: Dominos
Generic synonyms: Table Game



Definition of Dominoes

1. Noun. (plural of domino) ¹

2. Noun. Any of several games played by arranging domino tiles on a flat surface. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dominoes

1. domino [n] - See also: domino

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dominoes

dominionism
dominionist
dominionists
dominionless
dominions
dominiques
dominitrix
dominium
dominiums
domino computer
domino computers
domino costume
domino effect
domino theory
dominoes (current term)
dominolike
dominos
dominus
dominus vobiscum
domiodol
domiphen bromide
domitable
domite
domme
dommes
dommies
dommy
domoic
domoic acid

Literary usage of Dominoes

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1. The American Hoyle: Or, Gentleman's Hand-book of Games, Containing All the by William Brisbane Dick (1894)
"dominoes are pieces of ivory or bone, usually with ebony backs. ... Shuffling the dominoes (also called making) is done by turning them face downwards on ..."

2. The Young Folk's Cyclopædia of Games and Sports by John Denison Champlin, Arthur Elmore Bostwick (1890)
"Each draws three dominoes to begin with, and the one with the highest double ... Matadore, a game of dominoes in which the pieces, instead of being matched ..."

3. The Silver Shadow: And Other Day Dreams by Frank Boreham (1918)
"What do you say to a game of dominoes ? ' No sooner said than done. The little wooden box appeared from a cupboard in the corner. ..."

4. The Innocents Abroad: Or the New Pilgrims' Progress by Mark Twain (2001)
"Afterwards, dominoes. “Sunday—Morning service, four bells. Evening service, eight bells. ... Afterward, charades and a lecture from Dr. C. dominoes. ..."

5. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1868)
"... he is still losing countless glasses of lemonade at never-ending dominoes in some café behind Leicester Square ; or whether he has become what is called ..."

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