Definitions

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  • proper noun bridge A bidding system, commonly used in the British Commonwealth, in which bidding is kept as natural as possible.

Etymologies

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After the name of a road in London, England, where it began to evolve at a bridge club in the 1930s.

Examples

  • “But, surely Timothy,” protested R.R., “we always play Acol, a 12-14 notrump nonvulnerable and 16-18 vulnerable.”

    VICTOR MOLLO’S BRIDGE CLUB

  • “But, surely Timothy,” protested R.R., “we always play Acol, a 12-14 notrump nonvulnerable and 16-18 vulnerable.”

    VICTOR MOLLO’S BRIDGE CLUB

  • “But, surely Timothy,” protested R.R., “we always play Acol, a 12-14 notrump nonvulnerable and 16-18 vulnerable.”

    VICTOR MOLLO’S BRIDGE CLUB

  • Weak Two or do you prefer the Acol near-game type?

    VICTOR MOLLO’S BRIDGE CLUB

  • Weak Two or do you prefer the Acol near-game type?

    VICTOR MOLLO’S BRIDGE CLUB

  • Weak Two or do you prefer the Acol near-game type?

    VICTOR MOLLO’S BRIDGE CLUB

  • Research was hampered because few details were actually recorded, but the filmmakers discovered the horror of the village of Acol where practically the entire population was wiped out by the plague.

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  • Research was hampered because few details were actually recorded, but the filmmakers discovered the horror of the village of Acol where practically the entire population was wiped out by the plague.

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  • Research was hampered because few details were actually recorded, but the filmmakers discovered the horror of the village of Acol where practically the entire population was wiped out by the plague.

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  • All the books by Andrew Robson are worthwhile, although the bidding is Acol, with four-card majors and 12 to 14 no-trumps.

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