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Noun1.parchesi - an ancient board game resembling backgammon; played on a cross-shaped board
board game - a game played on a specially designed board
Parcheesi - a modern board game based on pachisi
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Ms Deeming - a delightful woman who always admires enthusiasm, is also carrying some rare Japanese Noh theatre prints of actors along with a tiny selection of hand-painted 18th century Japanese clam shells once used by these inscrutable people to play a game similar to Parchesi. I also found lovely jardinieres made from inlaid wood and brass but my eye went to a beautiful hand-painted silk kimono.
When mothers and fathers play mutually challenging games like gin rummy, Hangman, or Parchesi with their children, or when everyone watches Wheel of Fortune or Who Wants to be a Millionaire?