"domino" Definition

Definitions for the word "domino" from multiple English dictionaries.

1. n.
(pl. -es) 1 any of 28 small oblong pieces marked with 0–6 pips in each half. 2 (in pl.) Game played with these. 3 loose cloak with a mask. [french, probably as *dominion]
Source: Oxford English Dictionary, 1884
2. slang
a common ejaculation of soldiers and sailors when they receive the last lash of a flogging. The allusion may be understood from the game of dominoes. A DOMINO means either a blow, or the last of a series of things, whether pleasant or otherwise, so the ejaculation savours somewhat of wit.
Source: The Slang Dictionary, 1864

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