[stey-muh n]

noun, plural Stay·mans.

a variety of apple grown chiefly in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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(in contract bridge) a conventional response in clubs to a partner's opening no-trump bid, as a request for the partner to show any four-card major

Word Origin for Stayman

C20: named after Samuel M. Stayman (1909–94), US bridge expert
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