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side bet

noun
1.
a bet made, as with another player, in addition to one's principal bet:
a side bet as to which of us would draw the highest card.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95
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Examples for side bet
  • Pale crescent-shaped false gill on each side bet ween eye and flipper.

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