shove-halfpenny


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shove-halfpenny

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(Games, other than specified) Brit a game in which players try to propel old halfpennies or polished discs with the hand into lined sections of a wooden or slate board
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Noun1.shove-halfpenny - a game in which coins or discs are slid by hand across a board toward a mark
board game - a game played on a specially designed board
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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What it does mean is that there will be a huge chance of snapping up tickets to see the Cayman Islands take on St Kitts and Nevis in the first round of the shove-halfpenny competition, or you might be able to catch a pair of talking beavers from Narnia giving the runaround to the Ruritanian team in the mythical nations Greco-Roman wrestling tag-team section.