honor trick


noun Bridge.

(in certain bidding systems) a high card or set of high cards that can reasonably be expected to take a trick, the total worth of such cards in a hand being the basis for evaluating its strength and bidding.

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Origin of honor trick

First recorded in 1930–35
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