minor suit
noun Date: 1916 either of the suits diamonds or clubs having inferior scoring value in bridge

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • minor suit — n. Bridge diamonds or clubs: so called from their lower value in scoring …   English World dictionary

  • Minor suit — In contract bridge the minor suits are diamonds (♦) and clubs (♣)[1]. They are given that name because contracts made in those suits score less (20 per contracted trick) than contracts made in the major suits (30 per contracted trick), and they… …   Wikipedia

  • minor suit — mi′nor suit′ n. gam (in bridge) diamonds or clubs Compare major suit …   From formal English to slang

  • minor suit — noun ( bridge) a suit of inferior scoring value, either diamonds or clubs • Topics: ↑bridge • Hypernyms: ↑suit • Member Meronyms: ↑club, ↑diamond …   Useful english dictionary

  • minor suit — Bridge. diamonds or clubs. Cf. major suit. [1925 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • minor suit — noun Either of the suits of diamonds (♦) and clubs (♣), which rank lower than the major suits (spades and hearts) …   Wiktionary

  • minor suit — noun Bridge diamonds or clubs …   English new terms dictionary

  • minor suit — /maɪnə ˈsut/ (say muynuh sooht) noun (in bridge) diamonds or clubs …   Australian English dictionary

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