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auction bridge

n.
A variety of bridge in which tricks made in excess of the contract are scored toward game.
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auction bridge

n
(Bridge) a variety of bridge, now generally superseded by contract bridge, in which all the tricks made score towards the game
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auc′tion bridge`


n.
a variety of bridge in which tricks won in excess of the contract are scored toward game.
[1905–10]
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Noun1.auction bridge - a variety of bridge in which tricks made in excess of the contract are scored toward gameauction bridge - a variety of bridge in which tricks made in excess of the contract are scored toward game; now generally superseded by contract bridge
bridge - any of various card games based on whist for four players
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Translations

auction bridge

n (Cards) → Auktionsbridge nt
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Some accounts indicate that in 1903, British civil servants stationed in India invented a method of bidding the trump suit, coined auction bridge.
ANSWERS: 1 Captain Corelli's Mandolin; 2 Auction bridge; 3 Joseph of Arimathea; 4 Laughing gas; 5 Zaire; 6 Geese, swans and some ducks; 7 E.