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English Dictionary: betting by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
betting
adj
  1. preoccupied with the pursuit of pleasure and especially games of chance; "led a dissipated life"; "a betting man"; "a card-playing son of a bitch"; "a gambling fool"; "sporting gents and their ladies"
    Synonym(s): dissipated, betting, card-playing, sporting
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Bet \Bet\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bet}, {Betted}; p. pr. & vb. n.
      {Betting}.]
      To stake or pledge upon the event of a contingent issue; to
      wager.
  
               John a Gaunt loved him well, and betted much money on
               his head.                                                --Shak.
  
               I'll bet you two to one I'll make him do it. --O. W.
                                                                              Holmes.
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