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The line behind which darts players stand when throwing.
- ‘After a night and day spent at the oche, the darts players were joined by their families on Saturday for a family fun day.’
- ‘For the world-class player can still be seen stepping up to the oche in his local darts league in Marple.’
- ‘Premier League leaders Cheshire will be the visitors as Lancashire's top darts players step up to the oche this weekend.’
- ‘As they stepped up to the oche, they were just a handful of cool double-top finishes away from the biggest game of their lives.’
1930s: perhaps related to Old French ocher cut a deep notch in.
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