whist drive


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whist drive

n
(Card Games) a social gathering where whist is played; the winners of each hand move to different tables to play the losers of the previous hand
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Noun1.whist drive - a progressive whist party
party - an occasion on which people can assemble for social interaction and entertainment; "he planned a party to celebrate Bastille Day"
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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Translations

whist drive

nWhistrunde fmit wechselnden Parteien
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

whist drive

ntorneo di whist
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in periodicals archive ?
There was another chance to win prizes at the whist drive organized by Sutton Bonington Bowls Club, held on March 18.
CANCER RESEARCH UK WHIST The annual whist drive will take place on Friday, February 1.
The memorable day was not only a tribute to Karl, it was also a reminder of the amazing push by Stone to purchase fighter planes, On January 18, 1941, they staged a town hall variety concert, on March 22, a whist drive took place at Church Schools, Milwich, and on April 19, 300 attended a dance at Stone Golf Club.
|Military whist drive is being held on Saturday, September 30, at Rhiwbina Memorial Hall, Lony Dail, CF14 6HL, 7pm start, PS5 includes buffet.
1917 : The Examiner reported that 60 wounded soldiers from Royds Hall military hospital were entertained at Fartown and Birkby Liberal Club by singer Miss Mosley, a whist drive, billiard competitions and "a capital tea."
A friend of my mother's, Kitty Carroll was on her way home from a whist drive in 1983 when she was unfortunate enough to run into this depraved monster.
Going out with mates, having a good time or maybe staying in organising family time or a whist drive? Come on, nana, it's time to get your cardigan in a burl - fun times ahead.
They included pigs' heads, tins of sardines and whist drive markers.
In fact, people were often in several: wine-making club, beer-making circle, beetle drive, whist drive, works' social.
It will be nice if clubs can introduce whist drive, like in the past, at least two or three times a week on weekdays.
She had been on her way to a whist drive with a friend and had missed a turning twice before attempting the manoeuvre.
It was here that Ernest launched a choir and ran whist drive sessions that led to him being fondly described by residents as ''the gent of the court''.