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
Translations

whist drive

nWhistrunde fmit wechselnden Parteien

whist drive

ntorneo di whist
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Whist Drive All are welcome to the monthly wee whist in the Reading Room on Wednesday, March 14 at 7.
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.
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''.
This will be followed on Tuesday with a whist drive at 2pm.
Whist Drive, completing a double for jockey Marcus Foley, was most game in outstaying his rivals in the novices' hurdle, having looked a forlorn hope down the back straight before his rivals started to toil.
Last week's snowy weather perhaps accounted for a drop in attendance at the second of the SWI Federation's Winter Whist Drive in the Albert Hall last Wednesday.