Yes, and to-day, too, do they not proclaim the tombola where once they announced a victory?
Rudolph Brox returned from the tombola, where he had drawn a silver match-box.
Somebody won the tombola at last, and Pepe told Caper he should wait for the fireworks and the concert.
At a really good tombola, where the prizes are high, there is no end of fun and gayety among the people.
As lotteries are illegal they, being pious, hated them; anyway they decided to call it a tombola.
And we see the quinquina (formed by five numbers) drawn, and then the first tombola, and the second.
In the afternoon the men off duty amuse themselves for a couple of hours with the "tombola," a game much liked by our sailors.
Our second was divided between the tombola just described, in the afternoon, and the quiet of the American Chapel in the morning.
The tombola, which is the great prize, is won by whoever first has his whole fifteen numbers drawn.
To attract custom and push the sale of refreshments, the proprietor of the ball ends the Sunday hop with a tombola.
"Italian lotto-style lottery," 1880, from Italian tombolare "to tumble, fall upside down."