klaberjass

noun
kla·​ber·​jass | \ ˈkläbə(r)ˌyäs \

Definition of klaberjass

: a two-handed game played with 32 cards in which a player scores by holding a higher sequence than his opponent, by holding both the king and queen of trumps, by taking the last trick, and by taking scoring cards in tricks

called also clabber, clob, clobber, jass, klab, klob

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“Klaberjass.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/klaberjass. Accessed 29 January 2020.

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