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long card

noun, Chiefly Bridge.
1.
a card remaining in a hand after all the opponents' cards in that particular suit have been drawn.
Origin of long card
1860-1865
1860-65
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  • Make the pass at the long card, which will then be at the bottom.

  • Cut the cards several times, so that a long card be always at bottom.

  • Offer the long card to a person, that he may draw it, and replace it in any part of the pack he pleases.

  • Next divide the pack in three parcels, putting the long card in the middle heap.

  • Cut them again at the second long card, and say, "There are here only eleven cards."

  • If it be the long card, you may give the pack to the person who drew it, and leave him at liberty either to replace it or not.

  • Let the long card be the sixteenth in the pack of piquet cards.

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