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rouge et noir

[ roozh ey nwahr; French roozh ey nwar ]

noun

  1. a gambling game using cards, played at a table marked with two red and two black diamond-shaped spots on which the players place their stakes.


rouge et noir

/ ruʒ e nwar; ˈruːʒ eɪ ˈnwɑː /

noun

  1. a card game in which the players put their stakes on any of two red and two black diamond-shaped spots marked on the table Also calledtrente et quarante


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Word History and Origins

Origin of rouge et noir1

1785–95; < French: red and black
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Word History and Origins

Origin of rouge et noir1

French, literally: red and black
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Example Sentences

But defeated candidates will quite agree that the game of "bleu et jaune" is a good deal worse than "rouge et noir."

He did not, however, confine himself to rouge et noir, but soon learned all the niceties of that scientific game cart.

Thou wert playing at rouge-et-noir in more ways than one; for thy eyes were on thy neighbors, instead of thy cards.

Such is gambling in the little country ruled over by Prince Rouge-et-Noir.

The refined European makes his offerings at rouge et noir upon the green table; the zbeg on the sandy ground with four anklebones.

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