bezique
noun Etymology: French bésique Date: 1861 a card game similar to pinochle that is played with a pack of 64 cards

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  • Bezique — Bézique, Bésique, Bésigue oder Bézigue war ein zu Ende des 19. und Beginn des 20. Jahrhunderts in Frankreich und England modernes Kartenspiel. Bézique war das bevorzugte Kartenspiel von Winston Churchill (siehe [1]), das Spiel soll in der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Bézique — Bézique, Bésique, Bésigue oder Bézigue war ein zu Ende des 19. und Beginn des 20. Jahrhunderts in Frankreich und England modernes Kartenspiel. Bézique war das bevorzugte Kartenspiel von Winston Churchill,[1] das Spiel soll in der französischen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • bezique — card game, 1861, from Fr. bézigue (19c.), of unknown origin …   Etymology dictionary

  • bezique — ► NOUN ▪ a trick taking card game for two, played with a double pack of 64 cards. ORIGIN French bésigue, perhaps from a Persian word meaning «juggler» …   English terms dictionary

  • bezique — [bə zēk′] n. [Fr bésigue < ?] a card game resembling pinochle, but using a double deck of 64 cards, two of each card above the six …   English World dictionary

  • Bezique — Infobox CardGame title =Bezique subtitle = image link = image caption = alt names = type = Trick taking players = 2 ages = num cards = 64 (double 32 card deck) deck = play = card rank = A 10 K Q J 9 8 7 origin = France related = Piquet, Sixty six …   Wikipedia

  • bezique — /beuh zeek /, n. Cards. a game resembling pinochle, originally played with 64 cards and now more commonly with 128 cards and, sometimes, 192 or 256 cards. [1860 65; < F bésigue, bézigue, perh. < It bazzica a similar game, derived variously from… …   Universalium

  • bezique — [bɪ zi:k] noun a trick taking card game for two, played with a double pack of sixty four cards, including the seven to ace only in each suit. ↘the holding of the queen of spades and the jack of diamonds in bezique. Origin C19: from Fr. bésigue,… …   English new terms dictionary

  • bezique — noun A type of card game for two players …   Wiktionary

  • Bézique — Bésigue; Bézigue; Bésique …   Universal-Lexikon

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