Spoilfive
Spoilfive Spoil"five` (spoil"f[imac]v`), n. A certain game at cards in which, if no player wins three of the five tricks possible on any deal, the game is said to be spoiled. [1913 Webster]

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  • spoilfive — /spoyl fuyv /, n. Cards. a game played by two to ten persons having five cards each. [1830 40; SPOIL + FIVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • spoilfive — /spoyl fuyv /, n. Cards. a game played by two to ten persons having five cards each. [1830 40; SPOIL + FIVE] * * * spoilˈfive noun A card game drawn or spoiled if no player wins three out of five tricks • • • Main Entry: ↑spoil …   Useful english dictionary

  • Jink — Jink, v. i. [Cf. {Jig}, v. i.] 1. To move quickly, esp. with a sudden turn; hence, to dodge; to escape by a quick turn; obs. or dial., except as a hunting term in pig sticking. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. (Card Playing) In the games of spoilfive and …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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