upcard

noun

Definition of upcard

  1. 1a :  the card turned up to start the play (as in rummy and stops games) —called also starter, turnup b :  the card at the top of a discard pile or talon

  2. 2 :  any card properly dealt faceup; specifically :  the first card dealt faceup to a player in stud poker

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Origin and Etymology of upcard

2up + card


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