- a card game for two persons that is played with a 36-card pack made by removing all cards below the sixes from a regular 52-card pack, in which point values are assigned to certain melds and to certain cards taken in tricks.
- Also jasz. the jack of trumps in klaberjass.
Origin of jass
see origin at klaberjass
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Examples from the Web for jass
Won't you do so too, Jass, for there are two or three things we can learn together?'
I'm very pleased you've got the watch, Jass, and I wish I hadn't said that.'
I am not only thinking of the Harpers, Jass; indeed, I'm not.
But somehow, mamma, I have vexed Jass about it several times.
I wouldn't care if we all had to live in quite a tiny cottage; would you, Jass?'