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  • And when he wasn’t doing any of these things Nick would find him here and they’d play a card game called briscola, pronounced breeshk in dialect, a game the old men played, and they played just to pass the time, which there were worse ways of doing because there was something about George the Waiter that Nick found interesting.

    Underworld

  • That's where the Italian men sit and drink Campari and play briscola, an Italian card game.

    America's Bocce Capital

  • He had played briscola with peasants in a coffeehouse of Fiesole.

    The Red Lily — Complete

  • Choulette, having, as was his habit, played briscola with the cook at the caterer's, appeared, as joyful as if he possessed the mind of a god.

    The Red Lily — Complete

  • It is a village church, where the chickens roam, while the 'cure' plays briscola with the sacristan. "

    The French Immortals Series — Complete

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