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- n. A cardsharp.
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One of the few cowboy epics that stood out was one about a cowardly cardshark entitled "Maverick."
She watched while his mind cooly riffled plans and probabilities with the speed of a cardshark setting up a gull.
And it finally dawned on me that he was a freelance professional -- a player -- a cardshark.
Bertha hooks up with union organizer Big Bill Shelly (David Carradine), and the pair lead a series of high-stakes train robberies, accompanied by New York cardshark Rake (Barry Primus) and faithful family friend Von (Bernie Casey).
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