jass

noun

ˈyäs
plural -es
1
a
: a two-handed game played with a 36-card or 32-card pack in which points are scored by melding certain combinations and by taking scoring cards in tricks
2
or jasz
"
: the jack of trumps as top card in jass or klaberjass

Word History

Etymology

German dialect (Switzerland)

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“Jass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jass. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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