Variant of domino
- a loose cloak or robe with wide sleeves and hood, worn with a mask at masquerades
- a small mask, generally black, for the eyes; half mask
- a person dressed in such a cloak or mask
Origin: Fr < Sp: in reference to the blackness of the piecea small, oblong piece of wood, plastic, etc. marked into halves, each half being blank or having usually from one to six dots marked on it
- a game played with a number of such pieces, usually 28, which the players must match according to the dots on each half
Origin: French and amp; Italian hooded cloak (worn by cathedral canons) ; from dative of Classical Latin dominus, a lord, master
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