royal flush

noun

Definition of royal flush 

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

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Call it a royal flush: Prince Charles has sent a reported claim about himself down the toilet. Zoe Szathmary, Fox News, "Prince Charles scoffs at toilet seat rumors during live radio interview," 5 Apr. 2018

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circa 1868, in the meaning defined above

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royal flush

noun

English Language Learners Definition of royal flush

: 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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