plural -s
: klondike
: 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

Word History


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

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“Canfield.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.

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