full house


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full house

n.
A poker hand containing three of a kind and a pair, ranked above a flush and below four of a kind.

full house

n
1. (Card Games) poker a hand with three cards of the same value and another pair
2. (Theatre) a theatre, etc, filled to capacity
3. (Games, other than specified) (in bingo, etc) the set of numbers needed to win

full′ house′


n.
a poker hand consisting of three of a kind and a pair. Also called full′ hand′.
[1885–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.full house - a poker hand with 3 of a kind and a pairfull house - a poker hand with 3 of a kind and a pair
poker hand - the 5 cards held in a game of poker
Translations

full house

n (Theatre) → il tutto esaurito
References in classic literature ?
But as Nature often exhibits some of her best performances to a very full house, so will the behaviour of her spectators no less admit the above-mentioned comparison than that of her actors.
I don't know how many of the fine people at the Leas are coming with him: he sends directions for all the best bedrooms to be prepared; and the library and drawing-rooms are to be cleaned out; I am to get more kitchen hands from the George Inn, at Millcote, and from wherever else I can; and the ladies will bring their maids and the gentlemen their valets: so we shall have a full house of it.
The Myrtle Beach area is excited that Full House Productions chose our beautiful beach destination to bring the Southeast's premier country music festival this June, which will be a perfect kick off to our summer season," said John Rhodes, Mayor of the City of Myrtle Beach.
As Ward wrote to other association presidents, there was some thinking that the House HEA reauthorization would be added to a budget reconciliation bill that the full House had to consider by mid-September.
The resolution could go to the full House for a vote as early as next week.
If you call Full House on the earliest number printed in order today you could win pounds 500.
And to win the pounds 2,500 Full House you use all the numbers printed here.
We are pleased to announce our common stock will be traded on NASDAQ and look forward to a long-lasting and productive relationship," said Andre Hilliou, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Full House Resorts.
Full House has executed a management agreement with the Tribe for the development and management of the casino.
Then, using the rest of the numbers below, play Full House Game A for pounds 14,500 - that's a prize of pounds 1000 plus pounds 13,500 if you also win the Sunday Snowball.
Each week there's a top prize of pounds 1,000 which you can win by calling Full House in The Mirror.
Buy just one of these papers and you get one extra stab at Full House.