from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A poker game in which both high and low hands are eligible to win.
  • n. A signal chiefly in bridge for one's partner to lead a suit.

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  • n. A laced ankle-high boot.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A laced boot, ankle high.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A high shoe fastened with a leather thong in front; any ankle-boot.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. poker in which the high and low hands split the pot


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