crossruff

[n. kraws-ruhf, -ruhf, kros-; v. kraws-ruhf, kros-] Bridge, Whist.
noun
1.
a play in which each hand of a partnership alternately trumps a different suit in consecutive plays.
verb (used with object), verb (used without object)
2.
to play by means of a crossruff.

Origin:
1585–95; cross- + ruff2

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crossruff (ˈkrɒsˌrʌf)
 
n
1.  the alternate trumping of each other's leads by two partners, or by declarer and dummy
 
vb
2.  (intr) to trump alternately in two hands of a partnership

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West may overruff and play a trump, but declarer has the rest on a crossruff.
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