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false-card

[fawls-kahrd]
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verb (used without object) Chiefly Bridge.
  1. to play a false card.
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false card

noun Chiefly Bridge.
  1. 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
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British Dictionary definitions for false-card

false-card

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