- the joker or a blank card used as a wild card in a variety of draw poker
- the variety of draw poker using this card
C19: from French mistigris jack of clubs, game in which this card was wild
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Examples from the Web for mistigris
"This is what is called 'suffering for license sake,'" said Mistigris.
"That's what speech is for," remarked Mistigris, by way of conclusion.
"Good-day, messieurs," he added to Mistigris and his master, who then came forward.
"I was not aware of the origin of the term," she replied, with the sweetest glance at Mistigris.
"We must paint your dear children in the arabesques," said Bridau, interrupting Mistigris.