draughts


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Synonyms for draughts

a checkerboard game for two players who each have 12 pieces

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She had already pushed her plate aside, and was measuring out a draught from a large bottle at her elbow.
It is a mere nothing after all; and not the least draught from the stairs.
As she still hesitated, being, in fact, in no reasonable state of mind, he took the infant in his arms, and himself administered the draught.
I mixed for myself a strong sleeping draught, and sullenly took refuge from my troubles in bed.
d'Avrigny himself arrived, bringing the night draught prepared for the young girl, and then M.
All day long, nothing, save a draught of water, passed his lips; though he prosecuted his inquiries far and wide, and never so much as sat down, once.