num'bers pool"

1. Also called numbers, num'bers game", num'bers rack"et. an illegal daily lottery in which money is wagered on the appearance of certain numbers in some statistical listing or tabulation published in a daily newspaper, racing form, etc.
2. policy2 (def. 2).

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