Now updated for CSW19. New words, if any, and new inflections of existing words, are shown in red.
|a call of nine tricks in whist.
|to put a fixed stake in the pot > ANTES, ANTEING, ANTED or ANTEED.
|a French card game.
|a betting card game.
|an old Venetian card game, resembling FARO.
|the ace of clubs in QUADRILLE and OMBER > BASTOS. [Sp. basto, club].
|a card game played with two decks of cards.
|vingt-et-un, or a game like it.
|a card game similar to WHIST.
|a card game resembling POKER.
|a card-game like POKER; (verb) to boast.
|any of various card games, for two pairs of players, developed from whist.
|a card game similar to RUMMY.
|a card game adapted from PATIENCE.
|to win all the tricks at the game of PIQUET > CAPOTS, CAPOTTING, CAPOTTED.
|a tower built with cards.
|one who plays cards.
|one who practises deception at cards.
|one who practises CARTOMANCY.
|divination or the telling of fortunes using playing cards.
|a card game, played by two or more persons, usually for twenty-one points > CASINI or CASINOS; CASSINOS.
|a card game in which deception is allowed.
|a card game, chemin de fer.
|a card game in which the five of trumps ranks highest.
|five; the number five in dice or cards.
|a term at the card game OMBER, signifying that the game is won.
|a game resembling rummy.
|a card-game in which player discards a certain number of cards.
|to trump alternately.
|the dealer in a casino.
|the two in cards and dice.
|two cards that are the only ones of their suit dealt to a player.
|bridge played by two people, with two dummy hands, not exposed.
|a game in which cards may be discarded for others.
|in bridge, to play the last few tricks in a hand so that an opponent is forced to make a particular lead.
|a card game; (verb) to score over, to outwit.
|a card game > FAROS.
|at bridge, an attempt by a player holding a higher card to take the trick with a lower card, risking loss.
|a type of rummy in which a player whose unmatched cards count ten or less may stop the game.
|an old card game for three players, each having twelve cards, and eight being left for the stock.
|in bridge, a re-deal of cards that have been arranged in suits and order of value.
|a simple card game depending upon prompt claiming.
|playing at games of chance.
|a card game in which the object is to avoid taking tricks containing hearts or the queen of spades.
|a lone hand in EUCHRE.
|a piece of stamped metal used as a counter in card-playing.
|kalooki kalookie kaluki
|a card game similar to rummy, using two packs of cards and two jokers.
|a very rich source of wealth; a card game, a kind of patience; (verb) to export (fish, esp. mackerel or herring) while fresh, freq. to a foreign factory ship.
|a card game.
|a card game, an ancestral form of LOO. [Fr. lanturlu, a meaningless refrain].
|a card game; (verb) to subject to a forfeit at loo.
|a card game of chance.
|in the card games OMBRE and QUADRILLE, the highest card but one.
|the three chief cards in the games OMBRE and QUADRILLE.
|a card game of chance in which one of the winning combinations is that of king and queen.
|an old card game played with a pack of 36.
|a card game, equivalent to NEWMARKET.
|to deal wrongly > MISDEALS, MISDEALING, MISDEALT.
|at cards, an undertaking to take no tricks. [Fr. = poverty, misery].
|a variation of poker in which a joker or blank card can be given any value; the card so used > MISTIGRISES. [Fr. mistigri, jack of clubs].
|a favorite gambling game among Spaniards, played with dice or cards.
|a set of four, especially a set of four court cards in one hand. [Fr. mornifle, a slap, a taunt].
|a children's card-game > MUGGINSES.
|a silent game with cards or dice.
|a French modification of the game of EUCHRE, each player receiving five cards and playing as an individual.
|a card game in which the stakes go to those who succeed in playing out cards whose duplicates lie on the table.
|an old game like cribbage; the jack in this and other games.
|of a suit in cards, not TRUMP.
|a card game > OMBRES. [Sp. hombre, man].
|to surpass in bidding.
|to exceed in raising e.g. in a bid at cards.
|to surpass in trumping.
|to bid or offer more trumps than a hand justifies.
|in bridge, to outbid.
|at cards, to trump with a higher trump.
|at bridge, a trick in excess of those contracted for.
|to trump with a higher card than the trump already played.
|the knave of clubs > PAMS.
|a card game of various kinds, generally for one person, the object being to fit the cards, as they turn up, into some scheme.
|a card-game, aka sancho-pedro > PEDROS.
|a card game in which the cards are spread out face down and have to be picked up in matching pairs.
|an old card-game with a new trump for every trick.
|penuchle pinocle pinochle penuckle
|a card game played with forty-eight cards, being all the cards above the eight spots in two packs.
|a game for two with 32 cards; (verb) to tie to a stake.
|an early form of contract bridge.
|a card game in which players bet on their hands and the winning player takes the pool of staked money.
|a poker machine.
|the card player on the dealer's right responsible for cutting the cards.
|a card game of chance, or the winning score of 21 points which is its object.
|an old card game > PRIMEROS.
|a four-handed game with 40 cards, similar to ombre; (verb) to play quadrille.
|the four aces, kings, queens, knaves or tens in pique, counting fourteen.
|a card, die, or domino, having four spots, or pips.
|a card game.
|to bid again.
|to deal again.
|at piquet, the winning of thirty points or more; (verb) to score a repique.
|an old card game in which the taker of fewest tricks wins > REVERSISES.
|to stake more than an opponent has proposed on > REVIES, REVYING, REVIED.
|an American card game.
|the winning of a game in piquet before one's opponent scores; (verb) to win in this way > RUBICONS, RUBICONING, RUBICONED. [L. Rubico, a stream in Italy].
|to play a trump card when one cannot follow through.
|a card game in which players try to collect sequences or sets of three or four cards of the same kind; (adj.) queer > RUMMIER, RUMMIEST; RUMMILY.
|a series of losses.
|(in the game of basset) seven times as much added to the first stake. [Fr. sept-et-le-va].
|a trick-taking card game originating in Germany.
|in poker, the exposure of players' cards face up on on the table at the end of the game.
|at bridge, a bid intended to stop opponents from bidding.
|a playing card that is the only one of its suit in a player's hand.
|a card game for three persons, resembling solo whist.
|a card game in which players try to win the pack by being the first to slap a hand over the jack, as it is turned over on top of the pile.
|to discard a card or cards.
|a type of card game in which the first player to shout 'snap' on spotting a matching pair of cards wins all the cards on the table.
|a game played by one person with a board and balls, pegs, etc.
|spadille spadillio spadillo
|the ace of spades in the game of OMBRE.
|a certain game at cards in which, if no player wins three of the five tricks possible on any deal, the game is said to be spoiled.
|a card game; (verb) to trick, hoax.
|a form of POKER.
|a changeover (esp in cards to another suit, led or called).
|a variant of the card game CASSINO.
|a trick-taking card game popular in Nova Scotia.
|taroc tarok tarot
|a card of a type originating in Italy with an allegorical picture; a set, traditionally consisting of 78 such cards, used in card games and esp fortune-telling; (usu in pl) a game played with tarots together with cards of the ordinary suits.
|the holding by the fourth hand of the best and third best cards of a suit led; also, sometimes, the combination of best with third best card of a suit in any hand. [Sp. tenaza, pincers].
|very small > TIDDIER, TIDDIEST; (noun) the four of trumps at the game of GLEEK.
|a form of contract BRIDGE.
|a card game for three.
|the three in cards or dice.
|the three in cards or dice > TREZES.
|a card of a suit that ranks higher than any card of any other suit; (verb) to play a trump card instead of following suit, to outdo.
|without a TRUMP.
|in BRIDGE, a trick short of the number declared.
|to play a lower trump on a trick to which a higher trump has already been played.
|a game like contract BRIDGE; (verb) to gather grapes.
|a card game played by two against two, in which the object is to take a majority of the thirteen tricks, each trick over six scoring one point.
|a type of hand at bridge.