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adver adversary's ball basto battle bishop takes bishop's fourth square bishop's third square black king carambole chance cocks cribbage deal dealer deuce eight elder-hand five four gain gives check half a quarter hand honour horse inches king's bishop's pawn king's knight king's knight's pawn king's pawn king's rook king's rook's pawn king's second square knave knight takes knight's fourth square knight's third square last player manille matadores nine odd trick odds partner party pawn one move pawn takes pawn two moves pawn two steps person piece placed play the king punter queen takes queen's bishop's pawn queen's pawn reckoned red ball reversis rook takes shew small card small clubs small diamonds small hearts Spadille stake stroke strong in trumps strong suit Suppose takes the bishop takes the knight takes the pawn three small trumps throw tricks white ball white king wins the game younger-hand
134 ページ - ... for as the ace may be calculated both ways ; it is rather above an even bet that the adversary's two first cards amount to more than fourteen. A natural...
469 ページ - Judge shall not be able to decide which won, those horses shall run for such prize over again, after the last race on the same day; the other horses which started are deemed losers, and are entitled to their respective places, as if the race had been finally determined the first time.
477 ページ - Horse is first, the heat goes for nothing, and they may all start again, except it be between two Horses that had each won a heat.
179 ページ - King and queen form what is denominated matrimony ; queen and knave make intrigue, when in the same hand; but neither these, nor ace, king, queen, knave, or pope, entitle the holder to the stakes deposited thereon, unless played out ; and no claim can be allowed after the board be dressed for the succeeding deal ; but in all such cases the stakes are to remain for future determination.
477 ページ - If odds are laid without mentioning the horse before it is over, it must be determined as the bets were at the time of making it. Bets made in running are not determined till the plate is won, if that heat is not mentioned at the time of betting.
353 ページ - It shall not be lawful for either party during a match, without the consent of the other, to alter the ground by rolling, watering, covering, mowing, or beating, except at the commencement of each innings, when the ground shall be swept and rolled, unless the side next going in object to it.
300 ページ - ... or to hit the man your adversary may happen to enter. As soon as he enters one, compare his game with yours ; and if you find . your game equal, or better, take the man if you can, because it is 25 to 11 against...
298 ページ - By the directions given to play for a gammon, you are voluntarily to make some blots ; the odds being in your favour that they are not hit; but should...
203 ページ - When the adversary plays out his pieces before his pawns, attack them as soon as you can with your pawns, by which you may crowd his game, and make him lose moves.