highlow

noun (1)

Definition of highlow

 (Entry 1 of 2)

dialectal, chiefly England
: an ankle-high laced boot

high-low

noun (2)

Definition of high-low (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : a come-on or echo in bridge or whist in which the play of an unnecessarily high card is later confirmed by the play of a lower card of the same suit
2 : a game of poker in which the highest ranking and lowest ranking hands divide the pot equally

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“Highlow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/highlow. Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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