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Backgammon
Backgammon Back"gam`mon, n. [Origin unknown; perhaps fr. Dan. bakke tray + E. game; or very likely the first part is from E. back, adv., and the game is so called because the men are often set back.] A game of chance and skill, played by two persons on a ``board' marked off into twenty-four spaces called ``points'. Each player has fifteen pieces, or ``men', the movements of which from point to point are determined by throwing dice. Formerly called tables. Backgammon board, a board for playing backgammon, often made in the form of two rectangular trays hinged together, each tray containing two ``tables'.
Backgammon
Backgammon Back"gam`mon, v. i. In the game of backgammon, to beat by ending the game before the loser is clear of his first ``table'.

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- Backgammon is one of the oldest known board games. Its history can be traced back nearly 5,000 years to archaeological discoveries in Jiroft, modern-day...
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