minor suit


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minor suit

n. Games
A suit of inferior scoring value, either clubs or diamonds in bridge.

minor suit

n
(Bridge) bridge diamonds or clubs. Compare major suit

mi′nor suit′


n.
(in bridge) diamonds or clubs. Compare major suit.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.minor suit - ( bridge) a suit of inferior scoring value, either diamonds or clubsminor suit - ( bridge) a suit of inferior scoring value, either diamonds or clubs
bridge - any of various card games based on whist for four players
club - a playing card in the minor suit that has one or more black trefoils on it; "he led a small club"; "clubs were trumps"
diamond - a playing card in the minor suit that has one or more red rhombuses on it; "he led a small diamond"; "diamonds were trumps"
suit - playing card in any of four sets of 13 cards in a pack; each set has its own symbol and color; "a flush is five cards in the same suit"; "in bridge you must follow suit"; "what suit is trumps?"
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East bid three spades showing both minors, hearts and a minor suit two suiter being shown with a jump to four of the minor.
You have eight top tricks and a successful finesse in either minor suit will generate the ninth trick for you.
North is now caught in a minor suit squeeze and declarer makes ten tricks.