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.

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Origin of false card

First recorded in 1875–80

Definition for false card (2 of 2)

false-card
[ fawls-kahrd ]
/ ˈfɔlsˌkɑrd /

verb (used without object) Chiefly Bridge.

to play a false card.
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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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