a card game played in casinos in which two or more punters gamble against the banker; the player wins who holds 2 or 3 cards that total closest to nine
exceptionally good; "a boss hand at carpentry"; "his brag cornfield"
a card game
an instance of boastful talk; "his brag is worse than his fight"; "whenever he won we were exposed to his gasconade"
a form of rummy using two decks of cards and four jokers; jokers and deuces are wild; the object is to form groups of the same rank
a card game (usually for two players) in which each player is dealt six cards and discards one or two
a card game similar to ecarte; each player is dealt 5 cards and the player making trump must take 3 tricks to win a hand
trap with a snare; "gin game"
separate the seeds from (cotton) with a cotton gin
a form of rummy in which a player can go out if the cards remaining in their hand total less than 10 points
a machine that separates the seeds from raw cotton fibers
a trap for birds or small mammals; often has a slip noose
strong liquor flavored with juniper berries
A game at cards, borrowed from the Spaniards, and usually played by three persons.
any of various card games in which players bet that they hold the highest-ranking hand
fire iron consisting of a metal rod with a handle; used to stir a fire
a card game based on collecting sets and sequences; the winner is the first to meld all their cards
a chronic drinker
beyond or deviating from the usual or expected; "a curious hybrid accent"; "her speech has a funny twang"; "they have some funny ideas about war"; "had an odd name"; "the peculiar aromatic odor of cloves"; "something definitely queer about this town"; "what a rum fellow"; "singular behavior"
a card game for four players who form two partnerships; a pack of 52 cards is dealt and each side scores one point for each trick it takes in excess of six