The Caribbean Dictionary

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all fours
An English tavern trick-taking card game that was popular as a gambling game until the end of the 19th century. Each player is dealt...
A large six-sided kite made with pastel coloured kite paper.
Ring games. Games played in a ring such as "Farmer in the Dell"
A children's game played with shells. The shells are thrown into the air and hit with the chest.
A juice box stuffed with soft material such as paper and with corners and edges crushed and rounded off. It is frequently used in...
A fast paced game where two throwers stand some distance apart from each other and attempt to hit one or more opposing players in the...
A score of zero by an out game player, particularly a cricket batsman.
A score of zero by an out game player, particularly a cricket batsman.

gig

A carved wooden top with a nail for a tip. It is played by tightly coiling a string around it, then releasing in a sharp whip like...
goma
A game played with rubber bands where the object is to capture as many of the opponents' rubber bands as possible. Players stand...
The last playable domino matching an end on the table. For example, the unplayed six-blank when all other sixes have been played.
The game Tag
The game Tag
lastic
A game played with rubber bands where the object is to capture as many of the opponents' rubber bands as possible. Players stand...
A money football move to simultaneously pass the opponent and block his access to the ball. Before the move is executed the ball is...
A tabletop, desktop, or benchtop game approximating football using a small coin as the ball and larger coins as the players. The...
A children's game where one child plays the role of an angry mother trying to catch and spank the other children whose role is to...
road tennis
A sport similar to table tennis, but played on a 21ft by 10ft floor or ground surface. The sport originated in Barbados in the 1930s
rubba ban
A game played with rubber bands where the object is to capture as many of the opponents' rubber bands as possible. Players stand...
A football move where one player passes the ball between the legs of an opposing player.
A game where players try to pass a football between the legs of other players. If the move is successfully executed, the victim is...
A fast paced game where two throwers stand some distance apart from each other and attempt to hit one or more opposing players in the...

set

The core equipment necessary to play money football: Two large coins, a small coin and a pair of fudge sticks.
A fast paced game where two throwers stand some distance apart from each other and attempt to hit one or more opposing players in the...
skip
To jump rope
A game where opponents try to split each others gigs (tops) using hard spiking plays with their own.
A children's game where one person or team chases other players in an attempt to tag them. The tagged players remain stuck in place...
Illegal gambling game
Gambling game where players bet based on their dreams.

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