two-up

[too-uhp]
noun
  1. a game in which two players bet that two tossed coins will land either with matching or nonmatching sides facing up.

Origin of two-up

An Americanism dating back to 1930–35
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two-up

noun
  1. mainly Australian a gambling game in which two coins are tossed or spun. Bets are made on both coins landing with the same face uppermost
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