The Collaborative International Dictionary
Game \Game\ (g[=a]m), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Gamed (g[=a]md); p. pr. & vb. n. Gaming.] [OE. gamen, game?en, to rejoice, AS. gamenian to play. See Game, n.]
To rejoice; to be pleased; -- often used, in Old English, impersonally with dative. [Obs.]
God loved he best with all his whole hearte At alle times, though him gamed or smarte.
To play at any sport or diversion.
To play for a stake or prize; to use cards, dice, billiards, or other instruments, according to certain rules, with a view to win money or some other thing waged upon the issue of the contest; to gamble.
vb. (en-past of: game)