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odd trick

Bridge. each trick exceeding six that is taken by the declarer.
Whist. the seventh trick taken by a partnership.
Origin of odd trick
First recorded in 1700-10 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • These bets were on the turn-up, the colour, the “honours,” or the “odd trick.”

    The Quadroon Mayne Reid
  • But we cannot win the "odd trick" without winning the six others.

  • It was an odd trick for a girl to pick up in Virginia, and an undesirable one.

    Those Dale Girls Frank Weston Carruth
  • She had an odd trick of lingering over the word she wished to distinguish.

    Betty Wales Freshman

    Edith K. Dunton
  • He had an odd trick of blushing, this bronzed man with a gnarled soul.

  • Well, we held good cards, and at last we only wanted the odd trick to win.

    One of the 28th

    G. A. Henty
  • Through this odd trick of fortune, Mount Dunstan had begun to see her.

    The Shuttle Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • She had thrown her king and her ace, but the odd trick remained, and this John Ames held.

  • He too, you see, had thought to hold the trump card over his confederate, but it was the latter who held the odd trick.

  • Lady Peggy lost the odd trick and began to add up the score with a gentle sigh.

    The Missioner E. Phillips Oppenheim

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