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skat

noun \ˈskät, ˈskat\

Definition of SKAT

1
:  a three-handed card game played with 32 cards in which players bid for the privilege of attempting any of several contracts
2
:  a widow of two cards in skat that may be used by the winner of the bid
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Origin of SKAT

German, modification of Italian scarto discard, from scartare to discard, from s- (from Latin ex-) + carta card — more at card
First Known Use: 1864

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