four-flush

verb
\ˈfȯr-ˈfləsh \
four-flushed; four-flushing; four-flushes

Definition of four-flush 

(Entry 1 of 2)

intransitive verb

: to bluff in poker holding a four flush broadly : to make a false claim : bluff

four flush

noun

Definition of four flush (Entry 2 of 2)

: four cards of the same suit in a 5-card poker hand

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four-flusher noun

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For scale, that’s roughly the amount of freshwater that goes down the drain in three or four flushes of an older toilet, according to the USGS. Rachel Becker, The Verge, "Today wasn’t Day Zero in Cape Town, but the water crisis isn’t over," 11 May 2018

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First Known Use of four-flush

Verb

1896, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1887, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of four-flush was in 1887

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