Aftergame
Aftergame Aft"er*game`, n. A second game; hence, a subsequent scheme or expedient. --Wotton. [1913 Webster]

{Aftergame at Irish}, an ancient game very nearly resembling backgammon. --Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster]


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