rule of eleven

Definition of rule of eleven

: a rule in bridge and whist: when a player leads his fourth-best card of a suit the number of its spots subtracted from eleven gives the number of higher cards of the same suit not in the leader's hand

called also eleven rule

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“Rule of eleven.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rule%20of%20eleven. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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