auction bridge


noun

a variety of bridge in which odd tricks won in excess of the number named in the contract are scored toward game.Compare contract(def 5).

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Origin of auction bridge

First recorded in 1905–10
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Example sentences from the Web for auction bridge

  • Jane's partner was a stout old gentleman whose wife was shrieking with merriment at an auction-bridge table.

    The Copy-Cat and Other Stories|Mary E. Wilkins Freeman

British Dictionary definitions for auction bridge

auction bridge

noun

a variety of bridge, now generally superseded by contract bridge, in which all the tricks made score towards game
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