two pair

noun

Definition of two pair

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 British : a lodging situated on the third floor
2 or two pairs : a pair of one denomination and another of different denomination held in the same hand in poker and ranking between one pair and triplets — see poker illustration

two-pair

adjective

Definition of two-pair (Entry 2 of 2)

1 British : situated on the third story above two flights of stairs a two-pair front room
2 : containing two pairs a two-pair poker hand

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“Two pair.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/two%20pair. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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