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 for Domino
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Domino \Dom"i*no\, n.; pl. Dominos or (esp. the pieces for a
     game) Dominoes. [F. domino, or It. domin[`o], or Sp.
     domin['o], fr. L. dominus master. The domino was orig. a hood
     worn by the canons of a cathedral. See Don, Dame.]
     1. A kind of hood worn by the canons of a cathedral church; a
        sort of amice. --Kersey.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. A mourning veil formerly worn by women.
        [1913 Webster]
     3. A kind of mask; particularly, a half mask worn at
        masquerades, to conceal the upper part of the face.
        Dominos were formerly worn by ladies in traveling.
        [1913 Webster]
     4. A costume worn as a disguise at masquerades, consisting of
        a robe with a hood adjustable at pleasure.
        [1913 Webster]
     5. A person wearing a domino.
        [1913 Webster]
     6. pl. A game played by two or more persons, with
        twenty-eight pieces of wood, bone, or ivory, of a flat,
        oblong shape, plain at the back, but on the face divided
        by a line in the middle, and either left blank or
        variously dotted after the manner of dice. The game is
        played by matching the spots or the blank of an unmatched
        half of a domino already played --Hoyle.
        [1913 Webster]
     7. One of the pieces with which the game of dominoes is
        played. --Hoyle.
     fall like dominoes. To fall sequentially, as when one
        object in a line, by falling against the next object,
        causes it in turn to fall, and that second object causes a
        third to fall, etc.; the process can be repeated an
        indefinite number of times.
     Note: The phrase is derived from an entertainment using
           dominoes arranged in a row, each standing on edge and
           therefore easily knocked over; when the first is made
           to fall against the next, it starts a sequence which
           ends when all have fallen. For amusement, people have
           arranged such sequences involving thousands of
           dominoes, arrayed in fanciful patterns.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: United States rhythm and blues pianist and singer and
           composer (born in 1928) [syn: Domino, Fats Domino,
           Antoine Domino]
      2: a loose hooded cloak worn with a half mask as part of a
         masquerade costume
      3: a mask covering the upper part of the face but with holes for
         the eyes [syn: domino, half mask, eye mask]
      4: a small rectangular block used in playing the game of
         dominoes; the face of each block has two equal areas that can
         bear 0 to 6 dots

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Domino, TX -- U.S. town in Texas
     Population (2000):    52
     Housing Units (2000): 20
     Land area (2000):     0.343430 sq. miles (0.889480 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.343430 sq. miles (0.889480 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            20848
     Located within:       Texas (TX), FIPS 48
     Location:             33.251568 N, 94.114932 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):    
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
      Domino, TX

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