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Origin of whist1
Words nearby whist
Definition for whist (2 of 2)
verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of whist2
Example sentences from the Web for whist
One whist table only is at work; General Pepper and three old hands of the same kidney are hard at it.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
The older people had always played bzique or whist, but rather somnolently of an evening.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
Honours are reckoned differently from whist, and on a scale which is somewhat involved.
I am vastly complaisant, amuse myself in Routes and private parties and play shilling Whist with the most edifying resignation.
It is not advisable to adopt any of the recent whist methods of giving information.