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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GAMING

Gaming relieved me from that insuperable listlessness by which I was oppressed.

But by degrees he was once more ensnared by the lure of the gaming table.

His book had dissipated his professional energies, and he had even taken to gaming.

Somebody over at those gaming tables will be able to identify me.

I should have been sadly boared in this dull place if it had not been for gaming.

The Wells are a mere pretext for gaming, intriguing, and fortune-hunting.

Then came news of her marriage and he returned to his first love, the gaming table.

Still it is gaming, and so is the beginning of a road which has a very dreadful end.

It is gaming, it is true, in this case, on an exceedingly small scale.

There shall be neither reveling nor gaming in the streets, and that I promise you.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1500, "gambling," verbal noun from present participle of game (v.).

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