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ace-high

[ eys-hahy, -hahy ]
/ ˈeɪsˈhaɪ, -ˌhaɪ /
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adjective

(of a poker hand) having an ace as the highest card.
held in high esteem: He has an ace-high reputation.

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Origin of ace-high

An Americanism dating back to 1875–80
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