1) A game in which a coin is driven by a blow with the palm of the hand along a board marked with transverse lines.

1607 unlawfull games viz Shovell a board, Middleham

1619 Paid to his lo[rdship] losses at shovelboard xs, Skipton. It had numerous alternative forms and spellings: 1575 plaienge at Showlay bourde ... in service tyme, Thirsk

1608 playing shoule-bord in the Evening prayer-time, Bagby.

dates 1575 1607 1608 1619

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