Auction pitch
Auction pitch Auction pitch A game of cards in which the players bid for the privilege of determining or ``pitching'' the trump suit. --R. F. Foster. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Auction Pitch — Auction Pitch, a card game which is a popular variationof All Fours. The name is derived from the rule thatthe first card played, or pitched, is the trump suit, and that theeldest hand has the privilege of pitching it or of selling outto the… …   Wikipedia

  • auction pitch — noun an all fours game in which the first card led is a trump • Syn: ↑pitch • Derivationally related forms: ↑pitch (for: ↑pitch) • Hypernyms: ↑all fours, ↑high low jack …   Useful english dictionary

  • auction pitch — Cards. a variety of all fours in which players bid to determine the trump or pitch. * * * …   Universalium

  • Pitch (card game) — Pitch Origin United States Alternative name(s) Setback, Auction Pitch, Bid Pitch, Smear Type Trick taking Players 2 7 (4 best) Cards 52 Deck Anglo American …   Wikipedia

  • Pitch — Auction Pitch The opening lead that fixes the trump suit …   The official rules of card games glossary

  • pitch — pitch1 pitchable, adj. /pich/, v.t. 1. to erect or set up (a tent, camp, or the like). 2. to put, set, or plant in a fixed or definite place or position. 3. to throw, fling, hurl, or toss. 4. Baseball. a. to deliver or serve (the ball) to the… …   Universalium

  • All Fours — Not to be confused with All four. All Fours Setup to a three player game Origin England Alternative name(s) High Low Jack, Old Sledge, Seven Up Type Trick taking …   Wikipedia

  • Association football culture — Football culture refers to the cultural aspects surrounding the game of association football. In many countries, football has ingrained itself into the national culture, and parts of life may revolve around it. Many countries have daily football… …   Wikipedia

  • Pedro — Pe dro, n. [From Sp. Pedro Peter, L. Petrus, Gr. ?.] (Card Playing) (a) The five of trumps in certain varieties of auction pitch. (b) A variety of auction pitch in which the five of trumps counts five. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • high-low-jack — noun card games in which points are won for taking the high or low or jack or game • Syn: ↑all fours • Hypernyms: ↑card game, ↑cards • Hyponyms: ↑cinch, ↑pitch, ↑auction pitch, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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