Stayman convention

noun
Stay·​man convention | \ ¦stāmən- \

Definition of Stayman convention

: a convention in contract bridge of responding to an opening no-trump bid with an artificial bid in clubs to invite a rebid in a four-card major suit by the no-trump bidder if he has one

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History and Etymology for Stayman convention

after Samuel M. Stayman, born 1909 American bridge expert

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“Stayman convention.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Stayman%20convention. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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