noun Date: 1830 an American variety of all fours in which a total of seven points constitutes game

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  • seven-up — ☆ seven up [sev΄ən up′ ] n. a card game for two, three, or four persons in which seven points constitute a game …   English World dictionary

  • Seven-up — Sev en up , n. The game of cards called also {all fours}, and {old sledge}. [U. S.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • seven-up — children s game, 1830; with capital initials, as the prop. name of a brand of carbonated drink, it is attested from 1928 …   Etymology dictionary

  • Seven-Up — 7 Up 7 Up Pays d origine États Unis Société Dr Pepper/Seven Up Date de création Années 1920 Type Gazeuse Principaux ingrédients Citron Lime …   Wikipédia en Français

  • seven up — 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

  • Seven-Up — What happened to the boy who drank eight Cokes? He burped Seven Up. wonderful adj …   English expressions

  • seven-up — noun a) A childrens game in which players with their eyes shut try to guess which of a group of seven people pressed down their thumbs. b) A card game similar to all fours …   Wiktionary

  • seven-up — noun a form of all fours in which a total of seven points is game • Syn: ↑old sledge • Hypernyms: ↑all fours, ↑high low jack …   Useful english dictionary

  • seven-up — /sev euhn up /, n. See all fours (def. 2). [1820 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • seven-up — sev′en up′ n. gam all fours 2) • Etymology: 1820–30 …   From formal English to slang

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