rouge et noir
Definition of rouge et noir
: a gambling game in which two rows of cards are dealt and designated as rouge and noir and the players may bet on which row will have a count nearer 31, on whether the first card of the winning row will be of the color for that row, or on whether it will not —called also trente-et-quarante
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Origin and Etymology of rouge et noir
French, literally, red and black
First Known Use: 1784See Words from the same year
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