Definitions for shuffleboardˈʃʌf əlˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
shuf•fle•boardˈʃʌf əlˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd(n.)
a game in which players use long cues to push disks toward numbered scoring sections marked on a floor or other surface.
the marked surface on which this game is played.
Origin of shuffleboard:
1525–35; alter. of earlier shove board
a game in which players use long sticks to shove wooden disks onto the scoring area marked on a smooth surface
A game that involves sliding a puck along the ground towards a target.
Shuffleboard, more precisely deck shuffleboard, and also known as shuffle-board, shovelboard, shovel-board and shove-board [archaic], is a game in which players use broom-shaped paddles to push weighted pucks, sending them gliding down a narrow and elongated court, with the purpose of having them come to rest within a marked scoring area. As a more generic term, it refers to the family of shuffleboard-variant games as a whole.
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