[Ads-l] Antedating of "Craps" (Game)

Dan Goncharoff thegonch at GMAIL.COM
Wed Jun 13 14:01:41 EDT 2018


Just going to point out that Krebs is German for crab/crawfish/lobster
going back to the 18th C.
DanG


On Tue, Jun 12, 2018 at 4:51 AM, Stephen Goranson <goranson at duke.edu> wrote:
> Feb. 13 (Saturday), 1819
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> Columbian Museum and Savanna Daily Gazette, p. 2, col. e
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> GAMING AT PARIS
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> The following detail on the Public Gaming Tables of Paris....
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> 1 do [ditto = Tables] of Craps.
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> Stephen Goranson
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> "Celsus of Pergamum: Locating a Critic of Early Christianity," Ch. 30 in The Archaeology of Difference: Gender, Ethnicity, Class and the "Other" in Antiquity: Studies in Honor of Eric M. Meyers (AASOR 60/61, 2007 ...
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> craps (game) (OED 1843)
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> 1842 _Newark_ (N.J.) _Daily Advertiser_ 6 Dec. 1/2  The common game of _craps_ in New Orleans (resembling the English "hazard") has been pronounced gambling by the conviction of a noted house on the 25th ult.
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