a hand consisting of three of a kind and a pair, as three queens and two tens.
From POTUS To FLOTUS: A Full (White) House Of AcronymsThe faster we move, the more abbreviations and assorted acronyms we use, and when it comes to talking about the folks who reside at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue—otherwise known as the White House—there are plenty of acronyms to choose from.
Origin of full house
First recorded in 1885–90
Also called full hand.
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British Dictionary definitions for full house
poker a hand with three cards of the same value and another pair
a theatre, etc, filled to capacity
(in bingo, etc) the set of numbers needed to win
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