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Round robin   /raʊnd rˈɑbən/   Listen
Round robin

noun
1.
A tournament in which every contestant plays every other contestant.
2.
A letter signed by a number of people.






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"Round robin" Quotes from Famous Books



... were mistress in this house for a week," said she, "I reckon those four men and seven maids would scarce send up a round robin begging ...
— Out in the Forty-Five - Duncan Keith's Vow • Emily Sarah Holt

... Forbes writes to me thus:—"I inclose the 'Round Robin.' This jeu d'esprit took its rise one day at dinner at our friend Sir Joshua Reynolds's. All the company present except myself were friends and acquaintances of Dr. Goldsmith. The Epitaph written for him by Dr. Johnson became the subject of conversation, and various emendations were suggested, ...
— Library Of The World's Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol. 5 • Various



Words linked to "Round robin" :   tourney, missive, tournament, letter



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