- involving three hands or players, as a game at cards.
Origin of three-handed
First recorded in 1710–20
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Examples from the Web for three-handed
"Then the game is three-handed," said Henry as he got up from his chair.Way of the Lawless
I'm going to have breakfast, an' if you boys care to join me we'll make it three-handed.The Search for the Silver City
The cars roll past him; the party are at a three-handed game now.The Modern Railroad
We played cards—a sort of three-handed whist—and other games.At the Court of the Amr
John Alfred Gray
Dummy's declaration is compulsory, as in three-handed bridge.