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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

one′-armed` ban′dit(n.)

  1. Category: Common Vocabulary, Games

    Ref: slot machine (def. 1). 1

Origin of one-armed bandit:

1935–40, Amer.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. slot, one-armed bandit(noun)

    a slot machine that is used for gambling

    "they spend hours and hours just playing the slots"


  1. one-armed bandit(Noun)

    A gaming machine having a long handle (the u201Carmu201D referred to in the name) at one side that one pulls down to make reels spin; the player wins money or tokens when certain combinations of symbols line up on these reels.


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