brace game


Definition of brace game

: a gambling game organized for the purpose of swindling

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History and Etymology for brace game

brace entry 1 (pair); from its original application to collusion between the dealer and casekeeper in faro

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“Brace game.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Feb. 2020.

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