seven-up

[ sev-uh n-uhp ]
/ ˈsɛv ənˈʌp /
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noun


Nearby words

  1. seven-inch,
  2. seven-league boots,
  3. seven-segment display,
  4. seven-seven,
  5. seven-spot,
  6. seven-year itch,
  7. sevenbark,
  8. sevener,
  9. sevenfold,
  10. sevenpenny

Origin of seven-up

First recorded in 1820–30

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British Dictionary definitions for seven-up

seven-up

noun

a card game in which the lead to each round determines the trump suitAlso called: all fours, pitch
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Word Origin and History for seven-up

seven-up

n.

children's game, 1830; with capital initials, as the proprietary name of a brand of carbonated drink, it is attested from 1928.

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