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|Crooked; lame; as, a game leg.
|Having a resolute, unyielding spirit, like the gamecock; ready to fight to the last; plucky.
|disabled in the feet or legs
a crippled soldier
a game leg
|willing to face danger
|a contest with rules to determine a winner
you need four people to play this game
|a single play of a sport or other contest
the game lasted two hours
|an amusement or pastime
they played word games
he thought of his painting as a game that filled his empty time
his life was all fun and games
|animal hunted for food or sport
|(tennis) a division of play during which one player serves
|(games) the score at a particular point or the score needed to win
the game is 6 all
he is serving for the game
|the flesh of wild animals that is used for food
|a secret scheme to do something (especially something underhand or illegal)
they concocted a plot to discredit the governor
I saw through his little game from the start
|the game equipment needed in order to play a particular game
the child received several games for his birthday
|your occupation or line of work
he's in the plumbing game
she's in show biz
|frivolous or trifling behavior
for actors, memorizing lines is no game
for him, life is all fun and games
|Sport of any kind; jest, frolic.
|place a bet on
Which horse are you backing?
I'm betting on the new horse
|To rejoice; to be pleased; -- often used, in Old English, impersonally with dative.