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Culbertson

[kuhl-bert-suh n]
noun
  1. E·ly [ee-lee] /ˈi li/, 1893–1955, U.S. authority on contract bridge.
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Historical Examples

  • Indeed Culbertson in the Central countries was Culbertson to none.

    The Leopard Woman

    Stewart Edward White

  • That is what I said--that I am glad this is Culbertson who catches me.

    The Leopard Woman

    Stewart Edward White

  • "You have a free hand, Culbertson," the very high official had said to him.

    The Leopard Woman

    Stewart Edward White

  • I knocked a cow down with two balls, and Mr. Culbertson killed her.

  • Mr. Culbertson shot it first through the neck, Bell and I in the body.


British Dictionary definitions for culbertson

Culbertson

noun
  1. Ely (ˈiːlaɪ). 1891–1955, US authority on contract bridge
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