seven-up

[sev-uh n-uhp]

Origin of seven-up

First recorded in 1820–30
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seven-up

noun
  1. 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
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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