Definition of Match game
1. Noun. An international championship match.
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Literary usage of Match game
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Sports and Pastimes of American Boys: A Guide and Text-book of Games of by Henry Chadwick (1884)
"No person engaged in a match game, either as umpire, scorer, or player shall be ... Whenever a match game shall have been determined upon between two clubs, ..."
2. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1915)
"In the daily practice games she stood around as usual and did not display her new-found skill which she was saving for the match game. ..."
3. "Ours." Annals of the 10th Regiment, Massachusetts Volunteers, in the Rebellion by Joseph Keith Newell (1875)
"A picked party from the Tenth and Thirty-seventh have a match game of wicket. ... A match game of ball played by a picked nine of the Tenth, against a nine ..."
4. Bohn's New hand-book of games: comprising whist, by Deschapelles, Matthews by Henry George Bohn, Edmond Hoyle (1856)
"... match game Is played leg and leg, as it is called. Any even number of persons may join, rolling against the same number, three balls only to each. ..."