Synonyms for roulette wheel

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That was the kind of roulette wheel a man might really take an interest in!

In the casino a crowd is gathering round the roulette wheel.

There was also a roulette wheel, which didn't hurt the looks of the place either.

It was discovered that he was using a roulette wheel that had been tampered with.

He went over to the roulette wheel and played straight red and black.

He said something about the roulette wheel, and then fell dead.

Tables for drinking were about the floor, and there was a roulette wheel at one side.

Men crowded about as before, when she was at the roulette wheel.

Let us have a roulette wheel in a covered box, or hidden away so that no one but the spirit can see it.

I'd rather wear a dinner-gown than an apron; I'd a damn sight rather spin a roulette wheel than rock a cradle.

WORD ORIGIN

1734, "small wheel," from French roulette "gambling game played with a revolving wheel," literally "small wheel," from Old French roelete "little wheel" (12c.), formed on model of Late Latin rotella, diminutive of Latin rota "wheel" (see rotary). The game of chance so-called from 1745.

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