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bonspiel

[bon-speel] /ˈbɒnˌspil/
noun
1.
a competition or meet in curling at which teams from several clubs or districts compete with one another.
Origin
1555-1565
1555-65; Scots dial., perhaps < Dutch or Low German; compare Dutch spel game, play (Middle Dutch, cognate with Old High German spil, German Spiel); identity of first element uncertain
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bonspiel

/ˈbɒnˌspiːl; -spəl/
noun
1.
a curling match
Word Origin
C16: probably from Low German; compare Flemish bonespel children's game; see spiel
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