bonspiel

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bon·spiel

 (bŏn′spēl′)
n. Scots
A curling match or tournament.

[Probably Dutch *bonspel, league game : bon, league, perhaps from bonne, precinct of a city + spel, game, from Middle Dutch.]
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bonspiel

(ˈbɒnˌspiːl; -spəl)
n
(Curling) a curling match
[C16: probably from Low German; compare Flemish bonespel children's game; see spiel]
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bon•spiel

(ˈbɒnˌspil)

n.
a competition or tournament between curling clubs.
[1555–65; Scots dial., perhaps < Dutch or Low German]
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