Howell

noun

How·​ell
ˈhau̇(ə)l
plural -s
1
: howell system
2
a
: a duplicate game conducted by the Howell system
b
: a game of duplicate bridge in which match-point scoring is used

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Word History

Etymology

after E. C. Howell †1907 American journalist and whist expert

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“Howell.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Howell. Accessed 30 Sep. 2022.

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