hole card

noun

Definition of hole card

  1. 1 :  a card in stud poker that is properly dealt facedown and that the holder need not expose before the showdown

  2. 2 :  something (as a reliable advantage) that is held in reserve especially for use at a strategic moment

1908

First Known Use of hole card

1908


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