from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A card game similar to pinochle that is played with a deck of 64 cards.
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- n. A trick-taking card game for two players.
- n. The act of taking certain cards in this game: the queen of spades and jack of diamonds, or (if either of those suits is trumps) the queen of clubs and jack of hearts.
French bésigue, possibly from Italian bazzica, a kind of card game.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)