- Rummy. cards in a hand that have not been included in sets and are usually counted as points against the holder.
- Poker. cards that have been discarded.
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I thought for a minute that I had put on my Deadwood DVD by mistake.In Dinesh D’Souza’s ‘America,’ Slavery Wasn’t So Bad, but Hillary and Barack Are Socialist Devils|Andrew Romano|June 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In 2004, I was in grad school, and Deadwood, The Wire, and The Sopranos were all on HBO.Inside the Obsessive, Strange Mind of True Detective’s Nic Pizzolatto|Andrew Romano|February 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For the time being, the girls are living with friends in Deadwood, South Dakota.The Westboro Defectors Speak: Phelps Granddaughters Embrace Tolerance|John Avlon|March 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Milch, who wrote such superb shows as NYPD Blue and Deadwood and also penned Luck, is a disgrace as well.HBO’s ‘Luck’ Runs Out as Show Is Canceled After Three Horses Die|Buzz Bissinger|March 19, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Ferguson later quipped, "Better plywood leadership than deadwood leadership!"
Mollett's theory is that it is better to cut away every inch of deadwood which is not absolutely necessary for preventing leeway.Yachting Vol. 2|Various.
Three hours later Billy and the sobered tenderfoot pulled into Deadwood.Blazed Trail Stories|Stewart Edward White
For the moment Napoleon's little neighbor was troubled by no sense of duty; the only question was how to reach Deadwood.Napoleon's Young Neighbor|Helen Leah Reed
Several months before, it had been the custom to send a “treasure-coach” twice a week from Deadwood to Sidney, Nebraska.The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce|Ambrose Bierce
We had a premonition that Elise wouldn't want the deadwood of Jimmie's former Division.The Gay Cockade|Temple Bailey