And here, paddling in the brook like an urchin, we found bumblepuppy.
bumblepuppy is a synonym of whist played in defiance of certain time- honoured conventions and principles.
After this incident, we always spoke of Johnnie as bumblepuppy.
Once married, no man--not even old man Kapus--would be justified in tearing bumblepuppy from the fond arms of his bride.
[1930s+ Cardplayers; fr a late 1800s British term for inexpert whist]