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beano  n.  
A game in which numbered balls are drawn and random and players cover the correponding numbers on their cards.
Synonyms: lotto, bingo, keno.

Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48

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"Beano" Quotes from Famous Books

... asked her. Only, don't you see, it isn't that but the Belgian is what Harry calls a blighter—a beano-blighter; and so is Mrs. Wyburn, and it doesn't do to have two ...
— The Limit • Ada Leverson

... he?" he remarked, a light breaking in on him. "Only once in my life—and that for a trifling beano—a lady's bag and a couple of wipes. I tell you it's no joke nowadays, though. They do watch you! The ...
— An Amiable Charlatan • E. Phillips Oppenheim

... the fact that half the hiring-stock was out from Saturday to Monday, they decided to ignore the residuum of hiring-trade on Sunday and devote that day to much-needed relaxation and refreshment—to have, in fact, an unstinted good time, a beano on Whit Sunday and return invigorated to grapple with their difficulties and the Bank Holiday repairs on the Monday. No good thing was ever done by exhausted and dispirited men. It happened that they had made the acquaintance of ...
— The War in the Air • Herbert George Wells

... synonymous with literary honesty and courage. There is certainly no lack of either about this idyll of Elizabeth Kemp of the lissome limbs and auburn hair. The story pursues its way, and one sees the soul of a woman shining clearly through the racy dialect and frolics of the Chingford beano, the rueful futility of faithful Thomas and the engaging callousness of ...
— When Winter Comes to Main Street • Grant Martin Overton

Words linked to "Beano" :   board game, bingo, lotto

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