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alternate straight

noun, Poker.

skip straight

noun, Poker.
a hand consisting of five cards following one another by two in order of denomination, as a five, seven, nine, jack, and king, being of special value in certain games.
Also called alternate straight, Dutch straight.
Origin of skip straight
An Americanism dating back to 1885-90 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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