according to Hoyle


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Hoyle

 (hoil)
n.
A reference book of rules for card games and other indoor games.
Idiom:
according to Hoyle
In accord with the prescribed rules or regulations.

[After Edmond Hoyle (1672?-1769), British writer on games.]

according to Hoyle

In a way that adheres to the rules relating to a particular activity. Edmond Hoyle (1672–1769) was an English authority on games.
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By the two signs," answers Tobin, trying to explain, "which ye display according to the reading of the Egyptian palmist from the sole of me hand, ye've been nominated to offset with good luck the lines of trouble leading to the nigger man and the blonde lady with her feet crossed in the boat, besides the financial loss of a dollar sixty-five, all so far fulfilled according to Hoyle.
According to Hoyle Tanner's project manager, Josif Bicja, "this unique structure is in immediate need of repair due to its poor condition.
She crossed every "t," dotted every "i," obeyed every law and granted that permit according to Hoyle.