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double dummy

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noun Cards.
  1. 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.
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Origin of double dummy

First recorded in 1900–05
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Historical Examples

  • 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