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  1. bridge a popular British bidding system favouring light opening bids and a flexible approach
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Word Origin

C20: named after a club in Acol Road, London
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Historical Examples

  • Master Busy returned from his visit to Acol full of what he had seen.

    The Nest of the Sparrowhawk

    Baroness Orczy

  • His footsteps guided him in the direction of Acol, on towards Epple Bay.

  • He had not known—when he made it—that Richard would be back at Acol then.

  • He seemed so different from these young and old country squires who frequented Acol Court.

  • After which, when she was back again in her own little room at Acol Court, she cried for very joy.