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gamester


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gamester  \Game"ster\,  n.  [Game  +  -ster.] 
  1.  A  merry,  frolicsome  person.  [Obs.]  --Shak. 
 
  2.  A  person  who  plays  at  games;  esp.,  one  accustomed  to  play 
  for  a  stake;  a  gambler;  one  skilled  in  games. 
 
  When  lenity  and  cruelty  play  for  a  kingdom,  the 
  gentlest  gamester  is  the  soonest  winner.  --Shak. 
 
  3.  A  prostitute;  a  strumpet.  [Obs.]  --Shak.