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canfield

[ kan-feeld ]
/ ˈkænˌfild /
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noun Cards.
a game of solitaire often adapted to gambling purposes.
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Origin of canfield

1910–15; named after R. A. Canfield (1855–1914), American gambler, inventor of the game

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Canfield
[ kan-feeld ]
/ ˈkænˌfild /

noun
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British Dictionary definitions for canfield

canfield
/ (ˈkænˌfiːld) /

noun
cards a gambling game adapted from a type of patience

Word Origin for canfield

C20: named after R. A. Canfield (1855–1914), US gambler
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