1. secular games the centennial rites and games of ancient Rome that marked the commencement of a new generation (100 years representing the longest life in a generation); observances may have begun as early as the 5th century BC and lasted well into the Christian era
  2. scutch grass trailing grass native to Europe now cosmopolitan in warm regions; used for lawns and pastures especially in southern United States and India
  3. scratch race a race in which all contestants start from scratch
  4. orchard grass widely grown stout Old World hay and pasture grass
  5. card game a game played with playing cards
  6. critical mass the minimum amount required to start or maintain a venture
  7. stratagem an elaborate or deceitful scheme to deceive or evade
  8. suction curettage a method of induced abortion
  9. Struthio camelus fast-running African flightless bird with two-toed feet
  10. matched game an international championship match
  11. Socratic irony admission of ignorance exposing someone's inconsistencies
  12. Concord grape slipskin grape
  13. Leslie Richard Groves United States general who served as military director of the atomic bomb project (1896-1970)
  14. Scotch kiss butterscotch candy kiss
  15. echocardiogram a graphical image of the heart produced by an echocardiograph
  16. cigarette case a small flat case for holding cigarettes
  17. court game an athletic game played on a court
  18. scratch sheet a racing publication giving information on horses and the outcomes of horse races
  19. squash court the indoor court in which squash is played
  20. Crataegus thorny shrubs and small trees: hawthorn; thorn; thorn apple