[ noun kraws-ruhf, -ruhf, kros-; verb kraws-ruhf, kros- ]
/ noun ˈkrɔsˌrʌf, -ˈrʌf, ˈkrɒs-; verb ˈkrɔsˈrʌf, ˈkrɒs- /
a play in which each hand of a partnership alternately trumps a different suit in consecutive plays.
verb (used with or without object)
to play by means of a crossruff.
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Words nearby crossruff
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British Dictionary definitions for crossruff
/ (ˈkrɒsˌrʌf) bridge whist /
the alternate trumping of each other's leads by two partners, or by declarer and dummy
(intr) to trump alternately in two hands of a partnership
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