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Backgammon

Definition: A game of chance and skill, played by two persons on a
"board" marked off into twenty-four spaces called "points". Each player
has fifteen pieces, or "men", the movements of which from point to
point are determined by throwing dice. Formerly called tables.

Backgammon

Definition: In the game of backgammon, to beat by ending the
game before the loser is clear of his first "table".