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Definition of Domino

Domino

  1. A kind of hood worn by the canons of a cathedral church; a sort of amice.
  2. A mourning veil formerly worn by women.
  3. A kind of mask; particularly, a half mask worn at masquerades, to conceal the upper part of the face. Dominos were formerly worn by ladies in traveling.
  4. A costume worn as a disguise at masquerades, consisting of a robe with a hood adjustable at pleasure.
  5. A person wearing a domino.
  6. A game played by two or more persons, with twenty-eight pieces of wood, bone, or ivory, of a flat, oblong shape, plain at the back, but on the face divided by a line in the middle, and either left blank or variously dotted after the manner of dice. The game is played by matching the spots or the blank of an unmatched half of a domino already played
  7. One of the pieces with which the game of dominoes is played.

Domino Quotations

There's a domino effect with certain things you say.
Johnny Vegas

I'm a big fan of domino masks, like Zorro, or Robin. You could put a domino mask on anything, and it becomes a superhero. You put a domino mask on a milkman, and he becomes, like, Super Milkman.
Gerard Way

Here is the real domino theory - gay man to gay man, bisexual man to straight woman, addict mother to newborn baby, they all fall down and someday it will come to you.
Anna Quindlen

Every night, you fight for that standing ovation at the end of the night. And if you do something wrong, the domino effect is chaotic. And you must not allow yourself to make mistakes whatsoever. So in that case, theater, it's fascinating because of the discipline that you need.
Ricky Martin

Wealth is not a pizza, where if I have too many slices you have to eat the Domino's box.
P. J. O'Rourke
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