gin-rummy

gin rummy

noun Cards.
gin4 ( def 1 ).

Origin:
1940–45

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gin rummy (dʒɪn)
 
n
Often shortened to: gin a version of rummy in which a player may go out if the odd cards outside his sequences total less than ten points
 
[C20: from gin1 + rummy1, apparently from a humorous allusion to gin and rum]

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