minor suit

noun

Definition of minor suit

: either of the suits diamonds or clubs having inferior scoring value in bridge

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Some experts would double (negative), suggesting length in the minor suits but not enough strength to bid at the level of three. Frank Stewart, The Mercury News, "Bridge: July 10, 2019," 10 July 2019

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First Known Use of minor suit

1916, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of minor suit was in 1916

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