The top-most cabin deck on a steamboat.
- Longhorn State
- Jumbo State
A game played with a set of common double-six dominoes.
Other Word Forms of Texas
Origin of Texas
From Spanish Texas (also Tejas), from Hasinai Caddo táyshaÊ” (“friend, ally"), used to refer to the Caddo nation.
After Texas (from the fact that steamboat cabins were named after states and the officers' quarters were the largest)
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From the practice of naming cabins after U.S. states, the state of Texas having been recently admitted to the Union.
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