eldest hand

noun

Definition of eldest hand

: the card player who first receives cards in the deal

First Known Use of eldest hand

circa 1597, in the meaning defined above

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“Eldest hand.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eldest%20hand. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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