full house


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full house

n.
A poker hand containing three of a kind and a pair, ranked above a flush and below four of a kind.

full house

n
1. (Card Games) poker a hand with three cards of the same value and another pair
2. (Theatre) a theatre, etc, filled to capacity
3. (Games, other than specified) (in bingo, etc) the set of numbers needed to win

full′ house′


n.
a poker hand consisting of three of a kind and a pair. Also called full′ hand′.
[1885–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.full house - a poker hand with 3 of a kind and a pairfull house - a poker hand with 3 of a kind and a pair
poker hand - the 5 cards held in a game of poker
Translations

full house

n (Theatre) → il tutto esaurito
References in classic literature ?
But as Nature often exhibits some of her best performances to a very full house, so will the behaviour of her spectators no less admit the above-mentioned comparison than that of her actors.
Other singers are there, to be sure, to whom only the full house maketh the voice soft, the hand eloquent, the eye expressive, the heart wakeful:-- those do I not resemble.--
I don't know how many of the fine people at the Leas are coming with him: he sends directions for all the best bedrooms to be prepared; and the library and drawing-rooms are to be cleaned out; I am to get more kitchen hands from the George Inn, at Millcote, and from wherever else I can; and the ladies will bring their maids and the gentlemen their valets: so we shall have a full house of it." And Mrs.
Its members include 9 Works Theatrical, Actor's Actors Inc., Ballet Manila, Ballet Philippines, Full House Theater Company (Resorts World Manila), Gantimpala Theater Foundation, Peta, Philippine Ballet Theatre, Philippine Opera Company, Repertory Philippines, Red Turnip Theater, Stages, Tanghalang Pilipino and Trumpets.
The transaction is expected to be accretive to Full House.
The transaction is expected to be accretive to Full House. Bronco Billy's is located on the north side of Bennett Avenue, along the key city block that accounts for the bulk of the town's gaming activity, Full House said.
3 May 2012 - Capital One National Association (NA) will serve as the administrative agent for a USD55m (EUR42m) first lien credit facility to Full House Resorts (NYSEAMEX:FLL), the US gaming facilities owner, developer and manager said on Wednesday.
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As Ward wrote to other association presidents, there was some thinking that the House HEA reauthorization would be added to a budget reconciliation bill that the full House had to consider by mid-September.
If you call Full House on the earliest number printed in order today you could win pounds 500.
The Triple Chance Bingo card lasts you six months and each week there's a top prize of pounds 1,000 which you can win by calling Full House using the bingo numbers in The Mirror from Monday to Saturday only.
Jonjon Villareal, 'Annie' (Full House Theater Company)