[yahr-bur-oh, -buhr-oh or, esp. British, -ber-uh]
noun Whist, Bridge.
a hand in which no card is higher than a nine.

1895–1900; after the 2nd Earl of Yarborough (died 1897), said to have bet 1000 to 1 against its occurrence

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yarborough (ˈjɑːbərə, -brə)
bridge, whist a hand of 13 cards in which no card is higher than nine
[C19: supposed to be named after the second Earl of Yarborough (1809--62), who is said to have bet a thousand to one against the occurrence of such a hand]

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