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n. - An ancient board game resembling backgammon.

Usage examples (8)
  • The game of the Hindoos, called pachisi, is played upon a cross-shaped board or cloth; it is a combination of checkers and draughts, with the throwing of dice, the dice...
  • Near the recreation building is the famous pachisi or chess board, similar to the one at Agra, where Akbar and his vizier, sitting opposite, marshalled the slave girls...
  • In the court a portion of the marble pavement is made to represent a pachisi or chess board, and it is said the game was played with slave girls, who were used instead...
  • In 6th high school boys circle jerk it was originated in india by pachisi. for more
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