brelan

noun
bre·lan | \brəläⁿ\
plural brelans\-äⁿ(z) \

Definition of brelan 

1 : an old French gambling game somewhat like poker

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History and Etymology for brelan

French, from Old French brelenc, berlenc gaming table, gambling house, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German bretling small board, from bret board + -ling; akin to Old English & Old Saxon bred board, Old English bord

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