lover's leap


lover's leap
noun
1. : a cliff or high point from which disappointed and despairing lovers plunge to death
2. : the move of a man in backgammon from ace point to twelve point in one throw of the dice

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1. a high area, as on a cliff, from which frustrated or grieving lovers jump or are reputed to have jumped to their death.
2. Backgammon. a player's move from ace point to twelve point in one roll of the dice.
[1800-10]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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