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pitch-and-toss

[pich-uh n-taws, -tos] /ˈpɪtʃ ənˈtɔs, -ˈtɒs/
noun
1.
a game in which players toss coins at a mark, the person whose coin hits closest to the mark tossing all the coins in the air and winning all those that come down heads up.
Origin
1800-1810
1800-10
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British Dictionary definitions for pitch and toss

pitch-and-toss

noun
1.
a game of skill and chance in which the player who pitches a coin nearest to a mark has the first chance to toss all the coins, winning those that land heads up
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