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double dummy

noun, Cards.
a variety of bridge for two players in which two hands are kept face down until the end of the bidding when both hands are exposed.
Origin of double dummy
1900-05 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • I suggested a game of double-dummy bridge, but did not urge it when my companion asked me if it resembled euchre.

    The Man in Lower Ten Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • From that he led her to double-dummy Bridge, and they were still at it when his brother returned.

    Old Mole Gilbert Cannan

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