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full house

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noun Poker.

a hand consisting of three of a kind and a pair, as three queens and two tens.

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capacity, fill, max

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Origin of full house

First recorded in 1885–90
Also called full hand.
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British Dictionary definitions for full house

full house


noun

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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