a card game for three players, using a pack of 32 playing cards, sevens through aces, the object being to fulfill any of various contracts, with scoring computed on strategy and on tricks won.
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How to use skat in a sentence
"We expect you on Wednesday for skat," said Mrs. Freudenthal.Simon Eichelkatz; The Patriarch | Ulrich Frank
Even the skat players gave their attention for a few moments at a time.
In their corner the skat players were sitting over their cards.
skat, skat, n. a game played with thirty-two cards as in Piquet, and said to have been invented in 1817 in Altenburg.
And in that case all would be lost; but those skat players, it seemed to him, would go on playing undisturbed.
British Dictionary definitions for skat
a three-handed card game using 32 cards, popular in German-speaking communities
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