double dummy


noun Cards.

a variety of bridge for two players in which two hands are kept face down until the end of the bidding when both hands are exposed.

Origin of double dummy

First recorded in 1900–05 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Historical Examples of double dummy

  • From that he led her to double-dummy Bridge, and they were still at it when his brother returned.

    Old Mole

    Gilbert Cannan

  • I suggested a game of double-dummy bridge, but did not urge it when my companion asked me if it resembled euchre.

    The Man in Lower Ten

    Mary Roberts Rinehart