Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who blows a trump; a trumpeter.

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  • The latter is this more cultural aspect, which is the sort of culture war, you know, you're a know nothing redneck bible trumper and I'm an effete latte sipping -- you know?

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  • It frequently keeps the adverse No-trumper from going game to have the right suit called originally -- otherwise, the Dealer has to lead his own suit, and when the Third Hand is without strength in it, such a lead greatly facilitates the Declarer.

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  • The Declarer generally has a greater opportunity to display skill in the play of a suit declaration than of a No-trumper.

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  • The other three players having shown weakness, or, at least, the absence of offensive strength, the Fourth Hand almost invariably has a No-trumper of such strength that his pathway is plain.

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  • Any hand containing a face card or Ace above this average is a No-trumper, whenever it complies with the other above-mentioned requirements.

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  • The Declarer is playing a No-trumper, and the opening is the Knave of Hearts.

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  • For example, the minimum strength of a No-trumper composed of one face card more than the average is an Ace in one suit;

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  • The minimum trick-taking ability with which an original suit declaration is made being appreciably greater than the number of tricks contained in a border-line No-trumper, the former should be assisted with less strength than is required to advance the latter.

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  • Dealer may be taking desperate chances with a weak No-trumper, and the balance of strength may be with his partner and himself, in which case it is important for him now to show his colors; yet he must always keep in mind that conservatism, in the long run, is the main factor of

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  • As a rule a combination of high cards massed into two suits does not produce a No-trumper, although the same cards, divided into three suits, may do so.

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