Mitchell movement

noun

Definition of Mitchell movement

: a method of conducting a game of duplicate bridge or whist so that the North-South pairs play only against the East-West pairs — compare howell system

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History and Etymology for Mitchell movement

after John T. Mitchell 20th century bridge expert, its originator

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“Mitchell movement.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mitchell%20movement. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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