solo whist


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solo whist

n
(Card Games) a version of whist for four players acting independently, each of whom may bid to win or lose a fixed number of tricks before play starts, trumps having usually been decided by cutting
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Here in the company of his fellows he would play solo whist, at the same time obligingly providing a frying pan of chops and steaks which would be fried on a coke stove.
Here worthies gathered for a game of solo whist or brag, eventually contract bridge, and there was a strange mixture of town and gown as the hallowed letters YMCA provided a safe haven for modest gambling and only the headmaster ever penetrated it as vigilante.
In the train, the teachers played solo whist on an upturned suitcase and you could tell they'd had a few since they did not want to be disturbed and the beery smell of hops came from them when they patrolled occasionally down the new corridors.