Pope Joan

noun

Definition of Pope Joan

: a card game resembling Michigan and fan-tan also : the nine of diamonds in this game

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from Pope Joan, fictitious female pope

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“Pope Joan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pope%20Joan. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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