high-low-jack

noun
\ ˌhī-ˌlō-ˈjak How to pronounce high-low-jack (audio) \

Definition of high-low-jack

: an all-fours game in which scores are made by winning the highest trump, the lowest trump, the jack of trumps, and either the ten of trumps or the most points

First Known Use of high-low-jack

1793, in the meaning defined above

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“High-low-jack.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/high-low-jack. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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