Shovelboard
Shovelboard Shov"el*board`, n. 1. A board on which a game is played, by pushing or driving pieces of metal or money to reach certain marks; also, the game itself. Called also {shuffleboard}, {shoveboard}, {shovegroat}, {shovelpenny}. [1913 Webster]

2. A game played on board ship in which the aim is to shove or drive with a cue wooden disks into divisions chalked on the deck; -- called also {shuffleboard}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • shovelboard — /shuv euhl bawrd , bohrd /, n. the game of shuffleboard. [1525 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • shovelboard — noun shuffleboard …   Wiktionary

  • shovelboard — noun Brit. a game played by pushing discs with the hand or with a long handled shovel over a marked surface. Origin C16: alt. of obs. shoveboard, from shove + board …   English new terms dictionary

  • shovelboard — /ˈʃʌvəlbɔd/ (say shuvuhlbawd) noun → shuffleboard …   Australian English dictionary

  • shovelboard — n. a game played esp. on a ship s deck by pushing discs with the hand or with a long handled shovel over a marked surface. Etymology: earlier shoveboard f. SHOVE + BOARD …   Useful english dictionary

  • shoveboard — Shovelboard Shov el*board , n. 1. A board on which a game is played, by pushing or driving pieces of metal or money to reach certain marks; also, the game itself. Called also {shuffleboard}, {shoveboard}, {shovegroat}, {shovelpenny}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shovegroat — Shovelboard Shov el*board , n. 1. A board on which a game is played, by pushing or driving pieces of metal or money to reach certain marks; also, the game itself. Called also {shuffleboard}, {shoveboard}, {shovegroat}, {shovelpenny}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shovelpenny — Shovelboard Shov el*board , n. 1. A board on which a game is played, by pushing or driving pieces of metal or money to reach certain marks; also, the game itself. Called also {shuffleboard}, {shoveboard}, {shovegroat}, {shovelpenny}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shuffleboard — Shovelboard Shov el*board , n. 1. A board on which a game is played, by pushing or driving pieces of metal or money to reach certain marks; also, the game itself. Called also {shuffleboard}, {shoveboard}, {shovegroat}, {shovelpenny}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shuffleboard — Shovelboard Shov el*board , n. 1. A board on which a game is played, by pushing or driving pieces of metal or money to reach certain marks; also, the game itself. Called also {shuffleboard}, {shoveboard}, {shovegroat}, {shovelpenny}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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