gin rummy
noun Etymology: 5gin Date: 1941 a rummy game for two players in which each player is dealt 10 cards and in which a player may win a hand by matching all the cards in it or may end play when the unmatched cards count up to 10 points or less

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  • gin-rummy — [ dʒinrami ] n. m. VAR. gin rami • 1964; mot angl. amér., de gin et rummy « jeu de cartes » → rami ♦ Jeu de cartes à deux joueurs et 52 cartes dont 10 distribuées à chacun. ● gin rummy ou gin rami nom masculin (am …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Gin Rummy — (o abreviado como Gin) es un sencillo y popular juego de naipes para dos jugadores, creado por Elwood T. Baker en 1909. El Gin fue creado con la intención de ser más rápido que el estándar rummy, pero no tan espontáneo como el knock rummy. El Gin …   Wikipedia Español

  • Gin rummy — Rummy Rum my, n.; pl. {Rummies}. 1. One who drinks rum; an habitually intemperate person. [Low] [1913 Webster] 2, a game of cards. {Gin rummy} a type of rummy. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gin rummy — UK / US or gin UK / US noun [uncountable] a card game for two people in which players try to collect sets of cards • See: gin …   English dictionary

  • gin rummy — n [U] a type of ↑rummy (=card game for two people) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • gin rummy — ☆ gin rummy [jin ] n. [orig., a play on GIN1, suggested by rhum, early form of RUMMY1, n.] a variety of rummy in which a hand with unmatched cards totaling no more than 10 points may be exposed: the hand exposed wins or loses points, depending on …   English World dictionary

  • gin rummy — or gin noun uncount a card game for two people in which players try to collect sets of cards …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Gin-Rummy — Eine Gin Hand Gin Rummy, kurz Gin oder Gin Rommé ist ein Kartenspiel für zwei Personen, das im Jahre 1909 von Elwood T. Baker vom Knickerbocker Whist Club in New York erfunden wurde; in den 1940er Jahren entdeckte Hollywood das Spiel und Gin… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Gin rummy — Infobox CardGame title = Gin Rummy subtitle = image link = image caption = alt names = Gin, Knock Poker, Poker Gin, Gin Poker type = Matching players = 2 ages = num cards = 52 deck = Anglo American play = Clockwise card rank = origin =United… …   Wikipedia

  • Gin Rummy — Eine Gin Hand Gin Rummy, kurz Gin oder Gin Rommé ist ein Kartenspiel für zwei Personen, das im Jahre 1909 von Elwood T. Baker vom Knickerbocker Whist Club in New York erfunden wurde; in den 1940er Jahren entdeckte Hollywood das Spiel und Gin… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • gin rummy — Cards. gin4 (def. 1). [1940 45] * * * Rummy game for two players in which each is dealt 10 cards and a player may win a hand by matching or sequencing by suit all the cards in it by drawing from a deck. Play may also end when the unmatched cards… …   Universalium

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