from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A card in stud poker that is dealt face-down and that the holder is not obliged to reveal before the showdown.
- n. Informal Something held in reserve until it can be used advantageously.
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- n. A playing card, dealt face down, that the holder need not reveal until the showdown
- n. Something held in reserve, or concealed, until it is useful
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. (poker) a playing card dealt face down and not revealed until the showdown
- n. any assets that are concealed until they can be used advantageously
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