Significado de tric-trac en en Inglés


Pronunciación /ˈtrɪktrak/


mass nounhistorical
  • A form of backgammon.

    ‘Drinking and smoking, like tric-trac, were considered idle pursuits in seventeenth-century Holland.’
    • ‘The typical gentleman of Louis XIII's reign was described as playing tric-trac on a chest covered with an oriental rug, on which the board rested.’
    • ‘Many modern backgammon books refer to Trictrac simply as the French name for backgammon; however real Trictrac is quite a different game.’
    • ‘TricTrac is originally a French boardgame, played on a backgammon board.’


Late 17th century from French, from the clicking sound made by the game pieces.