parchesi


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an ancient board game resembling backgammon

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36) The reminiscing often happened over coffee and desert, during games of gin rummy, or while on Sunday afternoon outings to the Lakefront or the beach, when breezes off the water rustled blankets heaped with food and their American children played Parchesi or pitch and catch under ancient live oaks bearded with Spanish moss.
In 1939, Whitman Publishing, a subsidiary of Western Publishing, marketed an inexpensive pursuit and capture game remarkably similar to the original game; Whitman called its game Parchesi, with one "e.