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straight flush

noun, Poker.
a sequence of five consecutive cards of the same suit.
Origin of straight flush
First recorded in 1860-65 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • On a straight flush he had drawn down the ante and nothing more.

    Crooked Trails and Straight William MacLeod Raine
  • Yes, he saw my deuces—and with a straight flush, and by rights the pot is his.

  • "Say, Red, she's a straight flush," Johnny shouted to his companion.

    Hopalong Cassidy Clarence E. Mulford
  • Should he stand pat on his straight or discard the heart and draw to his straight flush?

    Steve Yeager William MacLeod Raine
  • The other was for pulling a straight flush on Mr. Lidgerwood, right now.

  • Fours, at least, or maybe he has had the luck to pick a straight flush.

    The Devil's Own

    Randall Parrish
  • Yes, he saw my deuces—AND with a straight flush, and by rights the pot is his.

  • Edgerly's face lit up with joy as he exhibited a straight flush of diamonds, king at the head.

    A New Sensation Albert Ross
  • It doesn't give you a straight flush; but your hand will beat North's if it comes to a show-down between you.

    Empire Builders

    Francis Lynde
British Dictionary definitions for straight flush

straight flush

(in poker) five consecutive cards of the same suit
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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