from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In solo whist, the naming of the trump suit and winning of 9 tricks without the assistance of a partner.


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  • The name of a cheese made near the village of Abondance, Chablais, Haut-Savoie, France. Awarded the Appellation d’origine contrôlée] in 1990, along with another protected marque for cheese in the same region: Abondance de Savoie.

    January 19, 2010

  • (n): a deprecating, if not ironic, term for watered-down wine.

    January 7, 2009