Wiktionary:Word of the day/July 26

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Word of the day for July 26
thimblerig n
  1. A game of skill which requires the bettor to guess under which of three small cups (or thimbles) a pea-sized object has been placed after the party operating the game rapidly rearranges them, providing opportunity for sleight-of-hand trickery; a shell game.
  2. One operating such a game.

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