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noun Poker.
a hand consisting of five cards following one another by two in order of denomination, as a five, seven, nine, jack, and king, being of special value in certain games.
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Also called alternate straight, Dutch straight.

Origin of skip straight

An Americanism dating back to 1885–90
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