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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 gam·bit /ˈgæmbət/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Gam·bit n.  Chess Playing A mode of opening the game, in which a pawn is sacrificed to gain an attacking position.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an opening remark intended to secure an advantage for the
           speaker [syn: ploy]
      2: a maneuver in a game or conversation [syn: ploy, stratagem]
      3: a chess move early in the game in which the player
         sacrifices minor pieces in order to obtain an advantageous