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solo whist

noun Cards.
  1. a variety of whist in which each player can offer to play any of seven specified bids.
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Origin of solo whist

First recorded in 1890–95
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British Dictionary definitions for solo whist

solo whist

noun
  1. a version of whist for four players acting independently, each of whom may bid to win or lose a fixed number of tricks before play starts, trumps having usually been decided by cutting
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