duplicate bridge

noun

Definition of duplicate bridge

: a tournament form of contract bridge in which identical deals are played in order to compare individual scores

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Recent Examples on the Web Throughout his life Malouf was also an avid tennis player at the Olympic Club and California Tennis Club of San Francisco, a Giants season tickets holder and a weekly competitive duplicate bridge player. Tony Bravo, SFChronicle.com, "Alan Malouf, SF’s ‘dentist to the stars,’ dies at 62," 3 July 2019 Dave’s passion for life was evident as a loving husband, doting father & grandfather, a fierce adversary in the courtroom, an avid and accomplished duplicate bridge player and was addicted to all sports Gators. Orlando Sentinel, OrlandoSentinel.com, "Deaths in Central Florida: 6/3," 3 June 2018 Sherman was an avid golfer, duplicate bridge player, world traveler, and enjoyed his home computer. Orlando Sentinel, OrlandoSentinel.com, "Deaths in Central Florida: 5/23," 23 May 2018 Dorothy was an avid golfer and an excellent duplicate bridge player. courant.com, "Dorothy Weigel Eisele," 6 Mar. 2018 Upon retirement, Harold continued to meet new people and see new places while cruising and playing duplicate bridge. Sun-Sentinel.com, "Deaths in South Florida: 3/4," 4 Mar. 2018 The bridge union promotes a form known as duplicate bridge, which minimizes the role of chance by having teams score points based on how well each plays the same hands. Liam Stack, New York Times, "Is Bridge a Sport? E.U. Court Says No," 26 Oct. 2017 Middleburg duplicate bridge Open game. 12:30 p.m. Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 105 E. Washington St., Middleburg. Washington Post, "Community events in Loudoun County, Sept. 3-10, 2017," 3 Sep. 2010

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First Known Use of duplicate bridge

1926, in the meaning defined above

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“Duplicate bridge.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/duplicate%20bridge. Accessed 27 Feb. 2020.

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