Nine men's morris

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See Morris.

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Add twenty secondary groups, the waiters, male and female, running with jugs on their heads, gamblers squatting over taws, merelles,* dice, vachettes, the ardent game of tringlet, quarrels in one corner, kisses in another, and the reader will have some idea of this whole picture, over which flickered the light of a great, flaming fire, which made a thousand huge and grotesque shadows dance over the walls of the drinking shop.
Which ancient board game is sometimes called Merelles or Mill?
and outstanding strategy board game with a Noughts and Crosses flavour is Nine-Men'sMorris, or Mills or Merelles, described in many games books, but not well known in Australia.