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gin rummy

/ (dʒɪn) /
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noun
a version of rummy in which a player may go out if the odd cards outside his sequences total less than ten pointsOften shortened to: gin
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Word Origin for gin rummy

C20: from gin 1 + rummy 1, apparently from a humorous allusion to gin and rum
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