three of a kind

noun phrase

: three cards of the same rank in one hand see poker illustration

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1897, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of three of a kind was circa 1897

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“Three of a kind.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/three%20of%20a%20kind. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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