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elder hand

noun
Origin of elder hand
1580-1590
First recorded in 1580-90

eldest hand

or elder hand

noun, Cards.
1.
the player on the dealer's left.
Also called age, edge.
Compare pone2 (def 1).
Origin
First recorded in 1590-1600
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