Parcheesi


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Par·chee·si

 (pär-chē′zē)
A trademark for a board game based on the ancient game of pachisi.
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Parcheesi

(pɑːˈtʃiːzɪ)
n
(Games, other than specified) trademark a modern board game derived from the ancient game of pachisi
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Par•chee•si

(pɑrˈtʃi zi)
Trademark.
a brand of the game pachisi.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Parcheesi - a modern board game based on pachisi
pachisi, parchesi, parchisi - an ancient board game resembling backgammon; played on a cross-shaped board
trademark - a formally registered symbol identifying the manufacturer or distributor of a product
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These days, Beers is back to his routine, which includes daily games of Rummikub and Parcheesi with his wife.
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Aside from taking the required measurements of the Earth's magnetism and other scientific observations, there was little to do but play Parcheesi and stare at one another.
If another civilization was aware of us and could travel between stars, and if it thought as we do, it generally would like to (A) conquer us, (B) eat us (or at least take advantage of our resources), or (C) befriend us, if for nothing more than to play interstellar Parcheesi. Yet none of these has occurred.
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Kerouac enacted these games by releasing marbles and a ball bearing down a Parcheesi board and recording his results.