a sleight-of-hand swindling game resembling thimblerig but employing walnut shells or the like instead of thimblelike cups.
any deceit, swindle, fraud, or the like.
the US name for thimblerig
noun 1. a close-fitting, semiformal jacket, with a short back, worn in the tropics in place of a tuxedo. shell jacket noun 1. an army officer’s waist-length mess jacket
noun 1. a hard outer covering of an animal, as the hard case of a mollusk, or either half of the case of a bivalve mollusk. 2. any of various objects resembling such a covering, as in shape or in being more or less concave or hollow. 3. the material constituting any of various coverings […]
noun 1. budgerigar. 1. an Australian parakeet, Melopsittacus undulatus, having greenish plumage with black and yellow markings, bred as a pet in a variety of colors. noun 1. a small green Australian parrot, Melopsittacus undulatus: a popular cagebird that is bred in many different coloured varieties Often (informal) shortened to budgie
noun 1. delicate whitish to yellow pink.