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noughts and crossesnoun [U]

uk   us   UK (US tic-tac-toe)
a ​gameplayed on a ​piece of ​paper in which two ​players write either O or X in a ​pattern of nine ​squares. It is ​won by the first ​player who ​places three Os or three Xs in a ​straightline.
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