high-low-jack
noun Date: 1818 an all-fours game in which scores are made by winning the highest trump, the lowest trump, the jack of trumps, and either the ten of trumps or the most points

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • 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

  • high-low-jack — /huy loh jak /, n. See all fours (def. 2). [1805 15] * * * …   Universalium

  • High low jack and the game — High High, n. 1. An elevated place; a superior region; a height; the sky; heaven. [1913 Webster] 2. People of rank or high station; as, high and low. [1913 Webster] 3. (Card Playing) The highest card dealt or drawn. [1913 Webster] {High, low,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • high low Jack and the game — Old Old, a. [Compar. {Older}; superl. {Oldest}.] [OE. old, ald, AS. ald, eald; akin to D. oud, OS. ald, OFries. ald, old, G. alt, Goth. alpeis, and also to Goth. alan to grow up, Icel. ala to bear, produce, bring up, L. alere to nourish. Cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • high-low-jack-and-the-game —   Hai lō keaka …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • High — High, n. 1. An elevated place; a superior region; a height; the sky; heaven. [1913 Webster] 2. People of rank or high station; as, high and low. [1913 Webster] 3. (Card Playing) The highest card dealt or drawn. [1913 Webster] {High, low, jack,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jack Be Nimble — is a nursery rhyme. Suggestions about its origins are: it is related to a marriage ceremony; it celebrates the escapes of [http://www.rhymes.org.uk/jack be nimble.htm a pirate] ; or it is about a religious choice which could have led to burning… …   Wikipedia

  • Jack Barry — est un producteur et acteur américain né le 20 mars 1918 à Lindenhurst, New York (États Unis), décédé le 4 mai 1984 à New York (New York). Sommaire 1 Biographie 2 Filmographie 2.1 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Jack Evans — Infobox Wrestler name=Jack Miller img capt = deletable image caption names=Jack Miller Trelane Jack Evans Blitzkrieg II height=5 ft 8 in (173 cm) weight=165 lbs (75 kg) birth date=birth date and age|1982|4|2 birth place = Parkland, Washington… …   Wikipedia

  • Jack Nicholson — Nicholson at Dennis Hopper s Hollywood Walk of Fame Star ceremony, March 26, 2010 Born John Joseph Nicholson April 22, 1937 (1937 04 22) …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”