from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A series of plays in games of the whist family in which partnership hands alternately trump suits led by the other partner.
- intransitive v. To perform a crossruff or a series of crossruffs.
- transitive v. To trump (one's partner's lead or a lead from the dummy) in alternating plays.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A play in which tricks are taken by taking alternate ruffs in each hand
- v. To execute a crossruff
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The play in bridge or whist where partners trump each a different suit, and lead to each other for that purpose; -- called also seesaw.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In whist, a double ruff; a see-saw (which see).
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. trump alternately in two hands
cross + ruff (Wiktionary)