Fox and geese


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A boy's game, in which one boy tries to catch others as they run one goal to another.
A game with sixteen checkers, or some substitute for them, one of which is called the fox, and the rest the geese; the fox, whose first position is in the middle of the board, endeavors to break through the line of the geese, and the geese to pen up the fox.

See also: Fox, Fox

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