up Jenkins

noun
up Jen·​kins | \ -ˈjeŋkə̇nz \

Definition of up Jenkins

: a game in which the players seated on one side of a table pass a coin along under the table and the captain of the opposing team seated on the other side of the table commands them with the words up Jenkins and down Jenkins to show their hands and tries to guess which hand holds the coin

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jenkins from the name Jenkins

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“Up Jenkins.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/up%20Jenkins. Accessed 6 May. 2021.

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