eldest hand

or elder hand


noun Cards.

the player on the dealer's left.

Nearby words

  1. elderberry,
  2. eldercare,
  3. elderhostel,
  4. elderly,
  5. eldest,
  6. eldo,
  7. eldon,
  8. eldorado,
  9. eldr,
  10. eldred

Compare pone2(def 1).

Origin of eldest hand

First recorded in 1590–1600

Also called age, edge.

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