Questions tagged [gaston-leroux]

Questions about the works of the French journalist and author Gaston Leroux (1868 – 1927) and his life as a writer. Leroux is best known for his novel 'The Phantom of the Opera' ('Le Fantôme de l'Opéra'). Use this tag with the [french-literature] tag.

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What does it mean to “die game”?

In chapter 3 of The Phantom of the Opera, it says that the retiring managers had determined to “die game”, as we now say. What does that mean? I have searched the web with no luck.