long card

nounChiefly Bridge.
  1. a card remaining in a hand after all the opponents' cards in that particular suit have been drawn.

Origin of long card

First recorded in 1860–65

Words Nearby long card

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How to use long card in a sentence

  • If it be the long card, you may give the pack to the person who drew it, and leave him at liberty either to replace it or not.

  • Make the pass at the long card, which will then be at the bottom.

  • Let the long card be the sixteenth in the pack of piquet cards.

  • Cut the cards several times, so that a long card be always at bottom.

  • Cut them again at the second long card, and say, "There are here only eleven cards."