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canfield

[kan-feeld] /ˈkænˌfild/
noun, Cards.
1.
a game of solitaire often adapted to gambling purposes.
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15; named after R. A. Canfield (1855-1914), American gambler, inventor of the game

Canfield

[kan-feeld] /ˈkænˌfild/
noun
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canfield

/ˈkænˌfiːld/
noun
1.
(cards) a gambling game adapted from a type of patience
Word Origin
C20: named after R. A. Canfield (1855–1914), US gambler
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Word Origin and History for canfield

Canfield

n.

type of solitaire, 1912, from U.S. gambler J.A. Canfield (1855-1914).

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