from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A game of hazard played with cards in silence.
- n. A silent, stupid person.
- adj. Silent and idle.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A game of hazard with cards or dice in which silence was absolutely necessary.
- n. One who has not a word to say for himself; a fool.
- n. Silence.
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