crossruff

noun cross·ruff \ ˈkrȯs-ˌrəf , -ˈrəf \

Definition of crossruff

: a series of plays in a card game (such as bridge) in which partners alternately trump different suits and lead to each other for that purpose

crossruff

verb

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1862

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