domino

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English[уреди]

Two domino blocks

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Borrowed from Француски domino (1801), from Medieval Latin domino, from Латински dominus (lord, master); compare Medieval Latin dominicale (a kind of veil). The game is said to be so called from the black under surface or part of the pieces with which it is played.

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domino (plural dominos or dominoes)

  1. (dominoes) A tile divided into two squares, each having 0 to 6 (or sometimes more) dots or pips (as in dice), used in the game of dominoes. [from c. 1800]
  2. (politics) A country that is expected to react to events in a neighboring country, according to the domino effect.
  3. A masquerade costume consisting of a hooded robe and a mask covering the upper part of the face.
    Синоним: domino costume
    • 1749, Henry Fielding, Tom Jones, Folio Society 1973, p. 485:
      all the women were desirous of having the bundle immediately opened; which operation was at length performed by little Betsy, with the consent of Mr Jones: and the contents were found to be a domino, a mask, and a masquerade ticket.
    • 1983, Lawrence Durrell, Sebastian, Faber & Faber 2004 (Avignon Quintet), p. 1007:
      Then he hunted for the black carnival domino, supposing that it was the appropriate thing for a penitent to wear.
  4. The mask itself.
    Синоними: domino mask, half mask, eyemask
    • 1872, James De Mille, The Cryptogram[1], HTML edition, The Gutenberg Project, published 2009:
      He wore a domino, but beneath it could be seen his whiskers, cut after the English fashion, and long and pendent.
  5. The person wearing the costume.
  6. (geometry) A polyomino made up of two squares.
    Синоним: 2-omino

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