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{n: bagatelle, bar billiards} a table game in which short cues are used to knock balls into holes that are guarded by wooden pegs; penalties are incurred if the pegs are knocked over



{n: balkline, baulk-line, string line} line across a billiard table behind which the cue balls are placed at the start of a game

{n: casino, cassino} a card game in which cards face up on the table are taken with eligible cards in the hand

{n: deuce} a tie in tennis or table tennis that requires winning two successive points to win the game

{n: nim} game in which matchsticks are arranged in rows and players alternately remove one or more of them; in some versions the object is to take the last remaining matchstick on the table and in other versions the object is to avoid taking the last remaining matchstick on the table

{n: pinball machine, pin table} game equipment on which pinball is played
"in England they call a pinball machine a pin table"

{n: pool table, billiard table, snooker table} game equipment consisting of a heavy table on which pool is played

{n: table game} a game that is played on a table

{n: table tennis, Ping-Pong} a game (trademark Ping-Pong) resembling tennis but played on a table with paddles and a light hollow ball

{n: table} a company of people assembled at a table for a meal or game
"he entertained the whole table with his witty remarks"


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