Canfield

noun
Can·​field | \ ˈkanˌfēld \
plural -s

Definition of Canfield

1 : klondike
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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History and Etymology for Canfield

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

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“Canfield.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Canfield. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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