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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Keno  \Ke"no\,  n.  [F.  quine  five  winning  numbers,  fr  L.  quini 
  five  each  quinque  five  See  {Five}.] 
  A  gambling  game,  a  variety  of  the  game  of  lotto,  played  with 
  balls  or  knobs,  numbered,  and  cards  also  numbered.  [U.  S.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lotto  \Lot"to\,  n.  [F.  loto  or  It  lotto,  prop.,  a  lot  of 
  German  origin.  See  {Lot}.] 
  A  game  of  chance,  played  with  cards,  on  which  are  inscribed 
  numbers,  and  any  contrivance  (as  a  wheel  containing  numbered 
  balls)  for  determining  a  set  of  numbers  by  chance.  The  player 
  holding  a  card  having  on  it  the  set  of  numbers  drawn  from  the 
  wheel  takes  the  stakes  after  a  certain  percentage  of  them  has 
  been  deducted  for  the  dealer.  A  variety  of  lotto  is  called 
  {keno}.  [Often  written  {loto}.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  keno 
  n  :  a  game  in  which  numbered  balls  are  drawn  and  random  and 
  players  cover  the  corresponding  numbers  on  their  cards 
  [syn:  {lotto},  {bingo},  {beano}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Keno,  OR 
  Zip  code(s):  97627 




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