ring-a-levio
or ring-a-lievo noun Etymology: alteration of earlier ring relievo, from 1ring + relieve Date: circa 1901 a game in which players on one team are given time to hide and are then sought out by members of the other team who try to capture them, keep them in a place of confinement, and keep them from being released by their teammates

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • ring-a-levio — ☆ ring a levio [riŋ΄ə lē′vē ō΄ ] n. 〚/span> RING2 + RELIEVE〛 a children s game in which members of one group try to find and capture hiding members of another group: a captured player is kept in a circle drawn on the ground and is set free when… …   Universalium

  • ring-a-levio — ☆ ring a levio [riŋ΄ə lē′vē ō΄ ] n. [< RING2 + RELIEVE] a children s game in which members of one group try to find and capture hiding members of another group: a captured player is kept in a circle drawn on the ground and is set free when… …   English World dictionary

  • ring-a-levio — noun see ring a lievo …   Useful english dictionary

  • ring-a-lievo — ˌriŋəˈlē(ˌ)vō noun or ring a levio ēvēˌō ( s) Etymology: alteration of ring relievo : relievo II …   Useful english dictionary

  • ring-a-lievo — noun see ring a levio …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Ringolevio — is a game which may be played anywhere but which originates in the teeming streets of Depression era New York City. It is one of the many variations of tag. It requires close team work and near military strategy. In some quarters this game is… …   Wikipedia

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