gambling


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Gamble \Gam"ble\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Gambled; p. pr. & vb. n.
   Gambling.] [Dim. of game. See 2d Game.]
   To play or game for money or other stake.
   [1913 Webster]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

gambling \gambling\ n. [p. pr. of gamble.]
   the act of playing for stakes in the hope of winning
   (including the payment of a price for a chance to win a
   prize); as, his gambling cost him a fortune.

   Syn: gaming, play.
        [WordNet 1.5]
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