This section is from the book "The Home Cyclopedia Of General Information", by Charles Morris. Also available from Amazon: Home Cyclopedia of Necessary Knowledge.
[Ital.] A kind of hood worn by the canons of a cathedral; a mask. Also a small piece of wood, bone, or ivory marked by from one to six dots, or blank, for playing the game of dominoes. The game is played by matching the dots.
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