Definition of Noughts and crosses

1. Noun. A game in which two players alternately put crosses and circles in one of the compartments of a square grid of nine spaces; the object is to get a row of three crosses or three circles before the opponent does.




Definition of Noughts and crosses

1. Noun. (games UK NZ) A two-player game played on a three-by-three grid, in which players take it in turns to play their respective symbol (either a nought or a cross) in a cell of the grid, the objective being to form a row, column or diagonal of three of one's own symbol. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Noughts And Crosses

notwithstanding clauses
notâ
nouch
nouches
nougat
nougat bar
nougatine
nougats
nought
nought-withstanding
nought withstanding
noughted
noughth
noughting
noughts
noughts and crosses (current term)
noughtwithstanding
noul
nould
noulde
noule
noules
nouls
noumena
noumenal
noumenon
noun
noun-phrase
noun adjunct
noun adjuncts

Literary usage of Noughts and crosses

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1. The Dictionary of English History;by Sidney Low, Sidney James Mark Low Sir, Frederick Sanders Pulling by Sidney Low, Sidney James Mark Low Sir, Frederick Sanders Pulling (1897)
"A Selection of Short Stories, uniform with " Noughts and Crosses " and "The ... Noughts and Crosses ' is a book of altogether exceptional attractiveness and ..."

2. What Shall We Do Now?: Over Five Hundred Games and Pastimes; a Book of by Dorothy Canfield Fisher (1922)
"It is never too shaky for " Noughts and Crosses." Noughts and Crosses or Tit-tat-toe "Noughts and Crosses " is playable anywhere; all that is needed is a ..."

3. Cassell's Complete Book of Sports and Pastimes: Being a Compendium of Out by Cassell & Co, Cassell (London) (1896)
"noughts and crosses. Bee "Slate Games." OBEDIENT SOLDIER. A toy similar in principle to the Demon Bottle, previously described, is the toy known as the ..."

4. The English Journal of Education by George Moody (1843)
"I The game is sometimes called " noughts and crosses," and if the children are accustomed to it and see three tables of different sizes, and are made to put ..."

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