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Sense: 1
Date: 1700-1800
Origin: GAME1
Sense: 2
Date: 1700-1800
Origin: Perhaps from Old French gambi 'bent'

game

2 adjective
     
game2
1 willing to try something dangerous, new, or difficult:
Okay. I'm game if you are.
game for
He's always game for a laugh.
game to do something
'Who's game to have a try?'
2

game leg

old-fashionedMI an injured or painful leg
gamely adverb

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