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freezeout

[freez-out] /ˈfrizˌaʊt/
noun, Poker.
1.
a game in which each player begins with a predetermined amount of money and must withdraw from the game once that amount is lost, until one player is left with all the winnings.
Also, freeze-out.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55, Americanism; noun use of verb phrase freeze out
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freeze-out

noun

The absence of cooperation, information, etc; a blank: this total freeze-out on details for big Ray (1883+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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