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authors

[ aw-therz ]
/ ˈɔ θərz /
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noun (used with a singular verb)
a card game for two or more persons that is played with a 52-card pack, the object being to take the largest number of tricks consisting of four cards of the same denomination.
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Origin of authors

1865–70, Americanism; plural of author
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