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In 1902, 12 years after first playing whist with Isabel, Twain hired her.
Contract bridge has been around for more than 100 in the U.S., dating back to the early 20th century evolving from an earlier game called whist that was played in Great Britain in the 1800s.
Mr. Henry enjoyed attending jazz concerts and playing the card games bid whist and pinochle at the Willingboro Senior Center with his friend Mary Churchill.
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WHIST Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of whist for English Language Learners
: a type of card game for two teams of two players each
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