\ ˈskät How to pronounce skat (audio) , ˈskat How to pronounce skat (audio) \

Definition of skat

1 : a three-handed card game played with 32 cards in which players bid for the privilege of attempting any of several contracts
2 : a widow of two cards in skat that may be used by the winner of the bid

First Known Use of skat

1864, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for skat

German, modification of Italian scarto discard, from scartare to discard, from s- (from Latin ex-) + carta card — more at card

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The first known use of skat was in 1864

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to engage in dissolute behavior

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