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English citations of Uckers

Proper noun: The board game[edit]

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  • 1944, Richard Baxter, Stand by to Surface (page 71)
    For more than an hour he lay silently within the zone of the attack while some members of his crew played Uckers, others indulged in a little gamble at Banker, and 'Cookie' passed tea round.
  • 2004 - Jim Allaway, Hero of the Upholder‎ p.86[1]
    ('Uckers' as the Navy call it) were a popular means of relieving the long periods of tedium that separated the perils of life on patrol
  • 28 November 2008 - South Wales Argus - Book Revies: Not Enough Room to Swing a Cat[2]
    Any purported dictionary that doesn't have 'uckers' - the naval version of ludo in it - must be suspect.