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pl.n. (used with a sing. verb)
Any of several card games resembling whist and in which points are scored in four ways: for the high trump, the low trump, the jack of trumps, and the game.
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1. both the arms and legs of a person or all the legs of a quadruped (esp in the phrase on all fours)
2. (Card Games) another name for seven-up
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. all four limbs or extremities; the four feet of an animal or both hands and both feet of a person: to walk or land on all fours.
2. (used with a sing. v.) Also called pitch , seven-up.a card game for two or three players or two partnerships in which special cards have scoring values, as the highest or lowest trump.
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|Noun||1.||all fours - card games in which points are won for taking the high or low or jack or game|
cinch - a form of all fours in which the players bid for the privilege of naming trumps
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