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five hundred

noun, Cards.
1.
a variety of euchre in which a joker and widow are included, the object being to score 500 points first.
Origin of five hundred
1915-1920
An Americanism dating back to 1915-20
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  • Well, you divide five thousand by ten, and you've got only five hundred left.

    Way of the Lawless Max Brand
  • Schwitter had taken in five hundred dollars the previous day.

    K Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • "You'd lose your five hundred; that's the difference," retorted Langdon.

    Thoroughbreds W. A. Fraser
  • Fortunately the spot where you had fallen is near—not five hundred yards from the door.

    Green Mansions W. H. Hudson
  • "He must have sold much more than five hundred copies by this time," he said.

    The Foolish Lovers St. John G. Ervine
British Dictionary definitions for five hundred

five hundred

noun
1.
a card game for three players, with 500 points for game
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