noun Whist, Bridge.
Origin of tenace
Examples from the Web for tenace
A lead from a tenace or a guarded king or queen is to be avoided.
This, while not nearly so desirable an opening as a singleton, is better than leading from a tenace.
Therefore, as a general proposition, unless the partner have declared, the tenace suit should be led.
He should avoid opening a tenace suit, regardless of its length.