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auction bridge

noun

  1. 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 ).


auction bridge

noun

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 a variety of bridge, now generally superseded by contract bridge, in which all the tricks made score towards game


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Word History and Origins

Origin of auction bridge1

First recorded in 1905–10

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Example Sentences

The game of Auction Bridge may be divided into three species.

There are two kinds of bridge; one, known as Auction Bridge is for three players.

Writers on games declare that Auction Bridge is more of a "gambling" game than ordinary bridge.

Auction bridge is played with cards, just like pinochle, with the exception of the beer.

His explanation that he had had the good fortune to win them at an auction bridge party was rejected by the Court.

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