royal flush

noun

Definition of royal flush

: a straight flush having an ace as the highest card — see poker illustration

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circa 1868

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Definition of royal flush for English Language Learners

  • : a set of cards that a player has in a card game (such as poker) that are all of the same suit (such as diamonds) and are the most valuable cards (the ace, king, queen, jack, and ten) in that suit


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