four of a kind

noun phrase

Definition of four of a kind

: four cards of the same rank in one hand — see poker illustration

First Known Use of four of a kind

circa 1934, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of four of a kind was circa 1934

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“Four of a kind.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/four%20of%20a%20kind. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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