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road game

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n road game a game played away from home
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Usage

In literature:

In England, since Shakespeare took his hold on the stage, that road has been stopped for us, that game has ceased to amuse.
"English Literature: Modern" by G. H. Mair
As I passed a group of Arabs that had just finished work on the roads, I noticed that they were playing a game that was new to me.
"War in the Garden of Eden" by Kermit Roosevelt
We must go back to the old game and do a little dropping out and make the road clear again.
"Cad Metti, The Female Detective Strategist" by Harlan Page Halsey
It is an excellent walking game, and it requires some knack to play the disk evenly along the road.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 5, No. 28, February, 1860" by Various
Here, after passing the Round Point, the road became level, and the region of groves and booths, and of games and frolicking, began.
"Rollo in Paris" by Jacob Abbott
The attackers had come straight up a road that led from the Game Preserve to the station.
"The Green Beret" by Thomas Edward Purdom
Our road was over a high, undulating tract for two stages, commanding wide views of a wild wooded region, which is said to abound with game.
"Northern Travel" by Bayard Taylor
No game, no roads, no shops, no accommodations for man or beast!
"The Land of Thor" by J. Ross Browne
If he saw any game he would not be likely to remain in the road.
"My Kalulu, Prince, King and Slave" by Henry M. Stanley
At a turn in the road Ballard came suddenly upon what appeared to be an impromptu game of polo.
"The King of Arcadia" by Francis Lynde
Yes, sir, Jeff's certainly one dead game sport at any turn in the road.
"Bransford of Rainbow Range" by Eugene Manlove Rhodes
A detective was fair game: two of them had been shot in the neighborhood within the previous year, and left bleeding in the road.
"Rodman the Keeper" by Constance Fenimore Woolson
Our road, for a hundred miles or so, lay through a barren desert, without game, and almost without water.
"Harper's New Monthly Magazine" by Various
We may want to have a game on the road.
"Rick Dale, A Story of the Northwest Coast" by Kirk Munroe
I'd rather do that, and maybe I might kill some game on the road.
"Stories of Old Kentucky" by Martha Grassham Purcell
He was jealous because she had found a companion for the road; that this companion did not play games was a source of satisfaction to him.
"The Stronger Influence" by F.E. Mills Young
He gamed, and lost his money, and borrowed of his friend, to pay his expenses on the road.
"The Life of Benjamin Franklin" by Samuel G. Goodrich
The gang working for the rival road, though, have let me in on some of their side games.
"Ralph, the Train Dispatcher" by Allen Chapman
After sport with lion and buffalo on the road, for all game, including elephants, were abundant at this time, he reached Tati.
"Life of Frederick Courtenay Selous, D.S.O." by J.G. Millais
It is following the rules of the game, just as every other road across the land is following them.
"Our Railroads To-Morrow" by Edward Hungerford
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In news:

Associated Press After three preseason road games, Terry Stotts will make his Rose Garden debut as Blazers coach tonight.
After splitting their first two games of the season on the road, the Dallas Mavericks will try to avoid a second straight loss when they open a three-game homestand tonight against the Charlotte Bobcats.
After road games in which Estherville Lincoln Central had chances for a victory, the Midgets return home for the next two weeks as they try to change their fortunes.
A road trip for two to a 2013 Packers away game, including game ticket, air fare and hotel accommodation.
After splitting their road games last weekend, the CSI men's basketball team saw themselves drop out of the NJCAA Division I basketball rankings.
For the second consecutive road game, the Trail Blazers started on foreign turf without the comfort of playing five healthy starters.
The Chukars beat the Rockies 7-2 Tuesday night in the team's final road game of 2012.
The coach says statistics show that ball movement is key to the Kings' success, but they didn't do much of that in the past two road games.
The Los Angeles Lakers, smarting from their latest loss and heading into the second of back-to-back road games, were looking for answers Thursday night and Kobe Bryant hit on a novel idea.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Texas A&M plays the first of three straight road games on Saturday when the 22nd-ranked Aggies visit Auburn.
Slew of road games looming for Utah.
Lubbock no rowdier than most road games.
It's not just the road games now, and that's a monumental problem.
Lady Indians win two road games before finishing second in a tournament.
Pittsburgh Steelers fans waving Terrible Towels are turning out in greater numbers at Steelers road games.
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