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
Words nearby skip straight
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