doubleton
noun Etymology: double + -ton (as in singleton) Date: circa 1894 two cards that are the only ones of their suit originally dealt to a player — compare singleton 1, void 4

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • doubleton — [dub əltən] n. two playing cards of the same suit that are the only cards of that suit in a hand dealt to a player …   English World dictionary

  • doubleton — /dub euhl teuhn/, n. Chiefly Bridge. a set of only two cards of the same suit in a hand as dealt: The other player held a doubleton. [1905 10; modeled on SINGLETON] * * * …   Universalium

  • doubleton — noun a) A set containing precisely two elements. b) A pair of cards of the same suit, which are the only cards of that suit in a players hand …   Wiktionary

  • doubleton — [ dʌb(ə)lt(ə)n] noun (in card games) a pair of cards which are the only cards of their suit in a hand. Origin early 20th cent.: from double, on the pattern of singleton …   English new terms dictionary

  • doubleton — dou·ble·ton …   English syllables

  • doubleton — dou•ble•ton [[t]ˈdʌb əl tən[/t]] n. gam (esp. in bridge) a set of only two cards of the same suit in a dealt hand • Etymology: 1905–10; modeled on singleton …   From formal English to slang

  • doubleton — dou|ble|ton sb., en, er, erne (KORTSPIL det at have to kort i samme farve) …   Dansk ordbog

  • Doubleton — Whist family A holding of two cards in a suit …   The official rules of card games glossary

  • doubleton — noun (bridge) a pair of playing cards that are the only cards in their suit in the hand dealt to a player • Topics: ↑bridge • Hypernyms: ↑couple, ↑pair, ↑twosome, ↑twain, ↑brace, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cavalier (tarot) — Tarot Pour les articles homonymes, voir Tarot (homonymie). Tarot jeu de société …   Wikipédia en Français

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