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en plein

/French ɑ̃ plɛ̃/
adjective, adverb (postpositive)
(of a gambling bet) placed entirely on a single number, etc
Word Origin
from French: in full
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  • She leaned across and with trembling fingers backed number fourteen en plein, with all the carrés and chevaux.

    Mr. Grex of Monte Carlo E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • The latter she distributed à cheval, with one en plein on the number eighteen.

    The Count's Chauffeur William Le Queux

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