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euchre

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noun eu·chre \ˈyü-kər\

Definition of euchre

  1. :  a card game in which each player is dealt five cards and the player making trump must take three tricks to win a hand



Origin of euchre

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1841

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euchre

verb eu·chre

Definition of euchre

eu·chredeu·chring play \-k(ə-)riŋ\

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to prevent from winning three tricks in euchre

  3. 2 :  cheat, trick <euchred out of their life savings — Pete Martin>



Examples of euchre

  1. <a fast-talking speculator who thought that euchring the tribe out of their land would be easy>



1847

First Known Use of euchre

1847


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