Recreation and Sports

golf game
a game played on a large open course with 9 or 18 holes; the object is use as few strokes as possible in playing all the holes
 
ring-a-rosy
a children's game in which the players dance around in a circle and at a given signal all squat
 
casting
the act of throwing a fishing line out over the water by means of a rod and reel
 
sportfishing
the act of someone who fishes as a diversion
 
longways dance
country dancing performed with couples in two long lines facing each other
 
swing
a square dance figure; a pair of dancers join hands and dance around a point between them
 
sculling
rowing by a single oarsman in a racing shell
 
two-step
a ballroom dance in duple meter; marked by sliding steps
 
clog dancing
a dance performed while wearing shoes with wooden soles; has heavy stamping steps
 
teasing
playful vexation
 
round dancing
a ballroom dance characterized by revolving movement
 
field hockey
a game resembling ice hockey that is played on an open field; two opposing teams use curved hockey sticks try to drive a ball into the opponents' net
 
craps
a gambling game played with two dice; a first throw of 7 or 11 wins and a first throw of 2, 3, or 12 loses and a first throw of any other number must be repeated to win before a 7 is thrown, which loses the bet and the dice
 
piaffe
a cadenced trot executed by the horse in one spot
 
blood sport
sport that involves killing animals (especially hunting)
 
snake dance
a ceremonial dance (as by the Hopi) in which snakes are handled or invoked
 
parimutuel
betting where winners share the total amount wagered
 
virtual reality
a hypothetical three-dimensional visual world created by a computer; user wears special goggles and fiber optic gloves etc., and can enter and move about in this world and interact with objects as if inside it
 
parade
a visible display
 
dog show
a competitive exhibition of dogs
 
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