|—vb (foll by in) , deals, dealing, dealt|
|1.||to engage (in) commercially: to deal in upholstery|
|3.||(tr) to give (a blow) to (someone); inflict|
|4.||slang (intr) to sell any illegal drug|
|5.||informal a bargain, transaction, or agreement|
|6.||a particular type of treatment received, esp as the result of an agreement: a fair deal|
|7.||an indefinite amount, extent, or degree (esp in the phrases goodorgreat deal)|
|a. the process of distributing the cards|
|b. a player's turn to do this|
|c. a single round in a card game|
|9.||See big deal|
|10.||informal chiefly (US) cut a deal See also deal with to come to an arrangement; make a deal|
|11.||informal the real deal a person or thing seen as being authentic and not inferior in any way|
|[Old English dǣlan, from dǣl a part; compare Old High German teil a part, Old Norse deild a share]|
town, Dover district, administrative and historic county of Kent, England, on the English Channel. The town has a natural roadstead harbour, the Downs, enclosed by the North and South Forelands and the perilous Goodwin Sands.
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