Chinese checkers

Chinese checkers

noun
a board game for two to six players each of whom has ten marbles resting in holes on a player's section of a six-pointed star: the winner is the first to move all of his or her marbles to the opposite side by jumping intervening pieces or moving to adjacent holes that are unoccupied.

Origin:
1935–40

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chinese checkers

noun
a board game in which each player tries to move a set of marbles through a set of holes from one point of a six-pointed star to the opposite point 
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