alternate-straight

alternate straight

noun Poker.
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noun Poker.
a hand consisting of five cards following one another by two in order of denomination, as a five, seven, nine, jack, and king, being of special value in certain games.
Also called alternate straight, Dutch straight.


Origin:
1885–90, Americanism

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