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noughts and crosses

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Other games
noughts and crossesˌnoughts and ˈcrosses noun [uncountable] British English  DGOa game in which two players write 0 or X in a pattern of nine squares, trying to win with a row of three 0’s or three X’s syn tick-tack-toe American English
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noughts and crossesHunter carved a hideous noughts and crosses pattern on Heidi's naked bottom after strangling her with a belt.
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