noun Can·field \ˈkanˌfēld\

Definition of Canfield



  1. 1 :  klondike 2

  2. 2 :  a form of solitaire in which the player deals a reserve pile of 13 cards, lays out 4 face-up cards as a tableau, and turns up the remaining cards one or three at a time, the object being to build additional piles of each suit in ascending sequence

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Origin and Etymology of canfield

after Richard A. Canfield †1914 American gambling-house proprietor

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a trip made at another's expense

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