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variety of bridge in which tricks made in excess of the contract are scored toward game; now generally superseded by contract bridge auction , auction bridge
(bridge) the number of tricks a bridge player is willing to contract to make bid , bidding
form of whist in which players avoid winning tricks containing hearts or the queen of spades Black Maria , hearts
flamboyant deceiver; one who attracts customers with tricks or jokes charlatan , mountebank
use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them) chicane , chicanery , guile , shenanigan , trickery , wile
someone who performs magic tricks to amuse an audience conjurer , conjuror , illusionist , magician , prestidigitator
variety of bridge in which the bidder receives points toward game only for the number of tricks he bid contract , contract bridge
(contract bridge) the highest bid becomes the contract setting the number of tricks that the bidder must make contract , declaration
someone who tricks or coerces men into service as sailors or soldiers crimp , crimper
card game similar to ecarte; each player is dealt 5 cards and the player making trump must take 3 tricks to win a hand euchre , five hundred
winning all of the tricks in a hand of bridge grand slam
performer who juggles objects and performs tricks of manual dexterity juggler
winning all but one of the tricks in a hand of bridge little slam , small slam
manual dexterity in the execution of tricks prestidigitation , sleight of hand
winning all or all but one of the tricks in bridge slam , sweep
skill at card tricks sleight of hand
request by children on Halloween; they pass from door to door asking for goodies and threatening to play tricks on those who refuse trick or treat
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