"coddam" Definition

  1. a public-house game, much affected by medical students and cabmen, generally three on each side. The game is “simplicity itself,” but requires a great amount of low cunning and peculiar mental ingenuity. It consists in guessing in which of the six hands displayed on the table, a small piece of marked money lies hid. If the guesser “brings it home,” his side takes the “piece,” and the centre man “works” it. If the guess is wrong, a chalk is taken to the holders, who again secrete the coin. Great fun is to be obtained from this game when it is properly played.

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Position in the dictionary: 714 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: codds, codger, coffee-shop, cog, cogged, coin, cold blood, cold coffee, cold cook, cold meat
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