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freezeout

or freeze-out

[freez-out]
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noun Poker.
  1. a game in which each player begins with a predetermined amount of money and must withdraw from the game once that amount is lost, until one player is left with all the winnings.

Origin of freezeout

1850–55, Americanism; noun use of verb phrase freeze out
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Examples from the Web for freezeout

Historical Examples

  • That is what will arouse you at dawnand other timeswhile we are on the march to Freezeout.

    Ruth Fielding In the Saddle

    Alice B. Emerson

  • Perhaps we are not alone in having an interest in this Freezeout place.

  • Now, Tommy, weve just got to get to Freezeout Camp 66 some way.

  • What in tarnation takes you way into them mountains to Freezeout?

  • Had the two come to Freezeout Camp, and were they lingering about the vicinity now?