HANGMAN(6) BSD Reference Manual HANGMAN(6)
hangman - computer version of the game hangman
hangman [-d wordlist]
In hangman, the computer picks a word from the on-line word list and you must try to guess it. The computer keeps track of which letters have been guessed and how many wrong guesses you have made on the screen in a graphic fashion. -d Use the specified wordlist instead of the default. A wordlist file must have one word per line. Only lowercase words of at least a certain length (typically 6 characters) are chosen.
/usr/share/dict/words Default word list
Ken Arnold MirOS BSD #10-current May 31, 1993 1
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