pitch-and-toss


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pitch-and-toss

n
(Gambling, except Cards) a game of skill and chance in which the player who pitches a coin nearest to a mark has the first chance to toss all the coins, winning those that land heads up
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pitch-and-toss

[ˈpɪtʃənˈtɒs] N(juego m de) cara f o cruz, chapas fpl
References in classic literature ?
Gentlemen of the free-and-easy sort, who plume themselves on being acquainted with a move or two, and being usually equal to the time-of-day, express the wide range of their capacity for adventure by observing that they are good for anything from pitch-and-toss to manslaughter; between which opposite extremes, no doubt, there lies a tolerably wide and comprehensive range of subjects.