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auction bridge

noun
1.
a variety of bridge in which odd tricks won in excess of the number named in the contract are scored toward game.
Compare contract (def 5).
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10
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auction bridge

noun
1.
a variety of bridge, now generally superseded by contract bridge, in which all the tricks made score towards game
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