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.
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?
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Three DC motors quietly power the high-low operation from a safe sleeping height of 7" to a comfortable working height of 30".
The High-Low feature allows the caregiver to raise the tub and bathe the resident without having to bend over.