Russian bank


Definition of Russian bank

: a card game in its procedure similar to most forms of solitaire but always played by two persons in which each player has his own pack of cards and attempts to play all of them while impeding the opponent's plays

called also crapette

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First Known Use of Russian bank

1915, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Russian bank was in 1915

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“Russian bank.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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