Definition of Winslow system
: a method of bidding at contract bridge based upon valuation of an ace as 11⁄2 probable tricks, king 1, queen 1⁄2, and jack 1⁄4 and on the principle that the lowest-ranking four-card suit regardless of its high-card content should be bid first
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Origin and Etymology of winslow system
after Thomas Newby Winslow †1942 American lawyer, mathematician, and bridge expert
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