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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A device having a cup or spike at the top of a stick to which is attached a ball on a string; The game that is played with this device.

Usage examples (11)
  • Jamie reached over and took the bilboquet from the boy.
  • He shook his head, and reached out a hand for the bilboquet.
  • Jamie was holding a bilboquet in one hand, and had the other poised over one eye.
  • The child Fergus, after a brief, incurious glance at us, had resumed his trials with the bilboquet. for more
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