verb (used without object) Chiefly Bridge.
to play a 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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(intr) bridge to play a misleading card, esp a high loser, in order to deceive an opponent
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