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

  • n. one of four playing cards in a deck with nine pips on the face


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  • Our 10-2 homecoming loss on April 16th had fans emptying out before the seventh-inning stretch after the Tribe put up a nine-spot in the top of the frame.

    One Season

  • End 8, 4:10: The Nationals sent 13 batters to the plate and put up a nine-spot in the eighth to take a 14-8 lead, with Bryce Harper capping the scoring with a two-run double into the right field corner.

    Live blog: Astros at Nationals, Space Coast Stadium, Viera, Fla.

  • They both took two cards, and I stood pat with a nine-spot high.

    Forty Years a Gambler on the Mississippi

  • A few minutes later, when I had a nine-spot in the hole, my tutor told me to "stay," and I pushed in a bunch of chips, unconsciously raising the ante.

    Madeleine An Autobiography

  • He's the sort of man you can't love or hate; he's a nine-spot.

    The Winds of Chance

  • These monopolies that the played out nine-spot anti-monopoly leagues are howling against have made the country what it is, and if there is anybody in this country that don't like it, they can get emigrant tickets and go to Germany or Norway and take the places of the men that the monopolies are causing to settle here.

    Peck's Sunshine Being a Collection of Articles Written for Peck's Sun, Milwaukee, Wis. - 1882

  • No bob-tail flush, no nine-spot high, no measly pair can wring

    Songs and Other Verse

  • What do you think was racing through Roberto Luongo's mind last night as he watched the Bruins put up a nine-spot on the Calgary Flames? Top Stories

  • But no contribution was more significant than last July when project volunteer Peter Priolo organized a group search in Amagansett on Long Island, N.Y. Priolo spotted a nine-spot in a patch of sunflowers on an organic farm. News

  • In addition to that second-place finish last year and the nine-spot in 2008, the Buccaneers tied for seventh in 2007 and have frequently been in the top 10.

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers : News


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