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A reference book of rules for card games and other indoor games.
according to Hoyle
In accord with the prescribed rules or regulations.
[After Edmond Hoyle (1672?-1769), British writer on games.]
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(Games, other than specified) an authoritative book of rules for card games
[after Edmond Hoyle (1672–1769), English authority on games, its compiler]
(Biography) Sir Fred. 1915–2001, English astronomer and writer: his books include The Nature of the Universe (1950) and Frontiers of Astronomy (1955), and science-fiction writings
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1. Edmond, 1672–1769, English authority and writer on card games.
2. Sir Fred(erick), born 1915, British astronomer and mathematician.Idioms:
according to Hoyle, according to the rules.
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|Noun||1.||Hoyle - an English astrophysicist and advocate of the steady state theory of cosmology; described processes of nucleosynthesis inside stars (1915-2001)|
|2.||Hoyle - English writer on card games (1672-1769)|
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