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(quote-av) & al.|title=(w)|passage=''Joshua:'' Shall we play a game?''David:'' ... Love to. How about Global Thermonuclear War?''Joshua:'' Wouldn't you prefer a good game of chess?''David:'' Later. Let's play Global Thermonuclear War.''Joshua:'' Fine.
A school subject during which sports are practised.
(senseid) A particular instance of playing a game.
(senseid) That which is gained, such as the stake in a game.
(senseid) The number of points necessary to win a game.
See also: (l)
(senseid) The equipment that enables such activity, particularly as packaged under a title.
(senseid) One's manner, style, or performance in playing a game.
(senseid) (ellipsis of)
(senseid) Prostitution. (Now chiefly in (m).)
(RQ:Shakespeare Troilus and Cressida)
*1755, (w), translating Miguel de Cervantes, ''Don Quixote'', Volume 1, I.2:
- He put spurs to his horse, and just in the twilight reached the gate, where, at that time, there happened to be two ladies of the game (transterm), who being on their journey to Seville, with the carriers, had chanced to take up their night's lodging in this place.
(senseid) Something that resembles a game with rules, despite not being designed.
(RQ:Shakespeare Henry 5)
(quote-journal)|volume=189|issue=6|page=18|magazine=(w)|title=Where Dr Pangloss meets Machiavelli|titleurl=http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/jul/10/geopolitics-transatlantic-trade-deal|passage=Hidden behind thickets of acronyms and gorse bushes of detail, a new great game is under way across the globe. Some call it geoeconomics, but it's geopolitics too.
(senseid) animals hunted for food.
(senseid) The ability to seduce someone, usually by strategy.
(quote-song)|title=She's Strange|passage=She's strange, so strange, but I didn't complain / She said yes to me when I ran my game
(quote-song)|year=1998|passage=What is game? Who got game? / Where's the game in life, behind the game behind the game / I got game, she's got game / We got game, they got game, he got game
(senseid) A questionable or unethical practice in pursuit of a goal.
(quote-book)|passage=Your murderous game is nearly up.
(quote-book)|page=182|passage=It was obviously Lord Macaulay's game to blacken the greatest literary champion of the cause he had set himself to attack.
Willing to participate.
(RQ:Melville Moby-Dick) But what’s this long face about, Mr. Starbuck; wilt thou not chase the white whale? art not game for Moby Dick?”
(quote-journal) (London)|date=23 February 2016|passage=Some of Grimsby’s other (extraordinarily up-to-date) targets include Donald Trump and Daniel Radcliffe, whose fates here are too breath-catchingly cruel to spoil, and also the admirably game Strong, whose character is beset by a constant stream of humiliations that hit with the force of a jet of…well, you’ll see.
That shows a tendency to continue to fight against another animal, despite being wounded, often severely.
Persistent, especially in senses similar to the above.
(quote-web) yet we somehow couldn’t.”
Injured, lame (of a limb).
around 1900, O. Henry, ''on Dress Parade|Lost on Dress Parade''
- You come with me and we'll have a cozy dinner and a pleasant talk together, and by that time your game ankle will carry you home very nicely, I am sure."
(l) (q) (zh-mw)
(nl-verb form of)
Entertainment or an instance of it; that which is enjoyable:
A (l); a codified (and often competitive) form of entertainment.
An amusing, joking, or humorous activity or event.
An endeavour; a set of actions towards a goal.
(l); wild animals hunted for food.
One's quarry; that which one is trying to catch.
Gamesmanship; gaming behaviour.
The reward for winning a game.
(pt-verb form of)