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point count

noun, Bridge.
1.
a method of evaluating the strength of a hand by assigning a numerical value to high cards and to certain combinations and distributions of cards in the hand.
2.
the total number of points in one player's hand.
Origin of point count
1955-1960
1955-60
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  • Mechanicsburg was evidently in this thing to win, and meant to make every point count.

    Fred Fenton on the Track Allen Chapman

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