high-low


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high-low

(hī′lō′)
n.
1. A poker game in which both high and low hands are eligible to win.
2. A signal chiefly in bridge for one's partner to lead a suit.
adj.
Having a hemline that is shorter in the front than in the back.
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Noun1.high-low - poker in which the high and low hands split the pot
poker game, poker - any of various card games in which players bet that they hold the highest-ranking hand
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He is dressed in a coarse pepper-and-salt suit excessively patched and darned (particularly at the knees), grey stockings, enormous unblacked high-low shoes, and very short trousers.
Why, I remember the time when old Maunders as had three-and-twenty wans--I remember the time when old Maunders had in his cottage in Spa Fields in the winter time, when the season was over, eight male and female dwarfs setting down to dinner every day, who was waited on by eight old giants in green coats, red smalls, blue cotton stockings, and high-lows: and there was one dwarf as had grown elderly and wicious who whenever his giant wasn't quick enough to please him, used to stick pins in his legs, not being able to reach up any higher.
By the time he reached its secluded groves, however, eight o'clock had struck, and the unbroken stream of gentlemen in muddy high-lows, soiled white hats, and rusty apparel, who were pouring towards the different avenues of egress, warned him that the majority of the offices had closed for that day.
"His appearance,--I forget what description you gave of his appearance;--a sort of raw curate, half strangled with his white neckcloth, and stilted up on his thick-soled high-lows, eh?"
Two-step loadings (high-low and low-high) tests at two damage ratio of 0.2 and 0.5 at stress ratios of R = 0.1 and -1 were conducted to investigate load sequence effects and prediction accuracy of the linear damage rule.
Alabang, seeking its second title in the league, took the best-ball and high-low formats while Valley, still to win its first title despite being a perennial contender, won the greensomes and the aggregate.
This article explores courts' evolving attitudes toward admitting high-low agreements at trial and suggests factors for predicting whether agreements will be admissible in future cases.
The subtle high-low hemline is just enough to stay on trend, but not bold enough to keep it from being classic.
Washington, June 19 ( ANI ): Consumers are more likely to pursue a goal when they set a high-low range goal instead of a single number goal, a new study has revealed.
In 2005, a 75 t/h pulverized coal-fired boiler was successfully revamped to a 65 t/h oil shale-fired CFB boiler employed by the high-low bed CFB combustion technology.