(redirected from Canfield (disambiguation))
Also found in: Thesaurus.


n. Games
A form of solitaire similar to Klondike in which the player tries to build sequential, ascending stacks of each suit, beginning with a card that is randomly dealt at the start of the game. The ace is allowed to connect the king and the two (as in the sequence queen, king, ace, two).

[After Richard Albert Canfield (1855-1914), American gambler.]


(Card Games) cards a gambling game adapted from a type of patience
[C20: named after R. A. Canfield (1855–1914), US gambler]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.canfield - a form of solitaire that involves gambling
patience, solitaire - a card game played by one person