Definition of polignac
1 : a card game in which a principal object is to avoid winning any jack in a trick
2 : the jack of spades in polignac and other games
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Origin and Etymology of polignac
French, from Auguste Jules Armand Marie, Prince de Polignac †1847 French ultraroyalist politician
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