false-card

[ fawls-kahrd ]
/ ˈfɔlsˌkɑrd /

verb (used without object) Chiefly Bridge.

to play a false card.

Definition for false-card (2 of 2)

false card


noun Chiefly Bridge.

a card played to give an opponent a mistaken idea of the quality or length of one's holding in the suit led.

Origin of false card

First recorded in 1875–80
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British Dictionary definitions for false-card

false-card


verb

(intr) bridge to play a misleading card, esp a high loser, in order to deceive an opponent
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