shove half-pence

shove-ha'penny

[shuhv-hey-puh-nee, -heyp-nee]
noun British.
a shuffleboard game played with coins or brass disks that are pushed by the hand and thumb down a board toward a scoring pit.
Also, shove-halfpenny [shuhv-hey-puh-nee, -heyp-nee] .


Origin:
1835–45

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shove-ha'penny

noun
a game in which coins or discs are slid by hand across a board toward a mark [syn: shovel board
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