One day he got half-a-dozen tin-horn gamblers together, and between them they put up a cold deck in a faro-box.
O, duplicate's something that you ring in on a feller like a cold deck.
Im playing with a cold deck, and though I cant see a blame thing wrong with the deal I notice I draw rags every time.
They were cross-lifting him—and playing with a cold deck at that.
Another said, 'He beat me out of my wages playing draw poker with a cold deck, and the aces up his sleeve.
I was too angry to return to the cabin, and paced up and down the cold deck biting my lips with vexation.
I had all I c'ud do not to make it plumb center, li'l' gel, but the jury'd ring in a cold deck on me if I had.
I never have gambled from that day to this—never once—without a "cold deck" in my pocket.
So I ran in a cold deck on them—the first time I ever did such a thing in my life.
To "ring in a cold deck" is to order in and substitute a fresh pack, in which the cards are prearranged.