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A game of skill which requires the bettor to guess under which of three small cups (or thimbles) a pea-sized object has been placed after the party operating the game rapidly rearranges them, providing opportunity for sleight-of-hand trickery; a shell game
One operating such a game
To cheat in the thimblerig game
To cheat by trickery
A sleight-of-hand trick played with three small cups, shaped like thimbles, and a small ball or little pea
To swindle by means of small cups or thimbles, and a pea or small ball placed under one of them and quickly shifted to another, the victim laying a wager that he knows under which cup it is; hence, to cheat by any trick
{f} cheat, swindle, deceive by a quick movement of the hands (in the "shell game" in which a ball is hidden under one of three shells and is moved quickly while the player must guess where the ball is located)
{i} game of deception in which a small ball is hidden under one of three cup shaped objects which are then moved about while onlookers try and guess the ball's location, shell game
One who cheats by thimblerigging, or tricks of legerdemain
{i} person who cheats by thimblerigging