English to German Meaning :: whist

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Noun(1) a card game for four players who form two partnerships; a pack of 52 cards is dealt and each side scores one point for each trick it takes in excess of six

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(1) The weekly whist held on Monday's in the Day Care Centre is always eagerly awaited.(2) It is based on whist and unlike many whist games is probably best suited for 3 players.(3) In the twentieth century, bridge has displaced whist as the most popular card game internationally among serious card players.(4) The Narrator compares playing card games such as whist to using analytical powers of the human mind.(5) If it had not been for Kennedy, Pamela, and Captain Pellew coming to play whist the last few days, he thought he would surely go insane.(6) Players are reminded that whist continues each Sunday evening, commencing at 9 pm.(7) He turned his gaze back to Sarah and her friends who were quietly indulging themselves in a game of whist whilst the party was in full swing around them.(8) The whist starts at 9.15 pm and score cards are Ôö¼├║3 for adults and Ôö¼├║2 for juveniles.(9) For example, when whist became popular in 18th-century England, players in the Portland Club agreed on a set of house rules for use on its premises.(10) I was wondering if you would join us in a game of whist .(11) My preferred game is poker but last night we played contract whist .(12) Because Grabowski hated to play cards they were forced into three-handed whist .(13) Top score at Newtown whist on Saturday was won by Michael Ferris, Castlecomer Ladies Margaret Brennan and Mary Warren.(14) After abandoning poker we moved onto knockout whist .(15) Chess is bound down by ├ö├ç├┐fanciful├ö├ç├û rules that do not test the true powers of an analytical mind, as whist does.(16) You can't play tennis on your own, or chess or whist or poker.
Related Words
(1) whist ::
1. whist ::
2. tush ::
3. picket ::
4. ruff ::
5. rouge et noir ::
rouge et noir
6. slam ::
7. rummy ::
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