little slam


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little slam

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See small slam.

little slam

n
(Bridge) bridge the winning of all tricks except one by one side, or the contract to do so. Also called: small slam

lit′tle slam′


n.
the winning of or bid for 12 of the 13 tricks of a deal in bridge. Also called small slam. Compare grand slam (def. 1).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.little slam - winning all but one of the tricks in a hand of bridge
slam, sweep - winning all or all but one of the tricks in bridge
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