Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of croupier.

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Examples

  • Peter had told her that the four who spun the roulette wheel and paid the players were called croupiers, and that they were allowed to have no pockets in the clothes they wore when at work, lest they should be tempted to secrete money.

    The Guests Of Hercules

  • The people thus favored were called croupiers; king Louis XV. himself was one of them.

    The Eve of the French Revolution

  • A member of Parliament occupies the chair, one of the croupiers is a baronet, the other the chief of the clan Mackintosh.

    Camps, Quarters, and Casual Places

  • I asked this question with one of those cold, hollow, heartless laughs, such as croupiers are supposed to indulge in when they toss a five-franc piece back to a poor devil who has just lost his last hundred Napoleons at baccarat -- I have never seen this done and have never heard the laugh, but that is the way the storybooks put it -- particularly the blood-curdling part of the laugh.

    The Under Dog

  • Gaming jobs - both supervisory and rank-and-file - such as croupiers, pitsupervisors and casino surveillance officers, will be available.

    TODAYonline

  • Last year a substantial sum, $620 billion by my rough calculation, poured into a system that supports the money shufflers and middlemen, whom I call the "croupiers," of the financial services industry.

    CJR

  • And suspendered croupiers at Mandalay Bay can recite Ozymandias, that sonnet by Shelley for a lonely sand man who hits Ten, the hard way again and again, glazed buffet for empty bellies.

    Las Vegas

  • Monaco mayhemDark days for the world's most glamourous tax haven: first its football team gets relegated, then the casino croupiers go on strike, and this week its royal wedding was reportedly almost delayed after the princess-to-be, former Olympic swimmer Charlene Wittstock, had second thoughts.

    Our pick of the week: The story, the stat, the quote, the tweet

  • Monaco mayhemDark days for the world's most glamourous tax haven: first its football team gets relegated, then the casino croupiers go on strike, and this week its royal wedding was reportedly almost delayed after the princess-to-be, former Olympic swimmer Charlene Wittstock, had second thoughts.

    Our pick of the week: The story, the stat, the quote, the tweet

  • While the croupiers were skimming the cream off the retirement savings, the politicians were goosing the housing market through awful policies and then mismanaging the entitlement programs with absolutely no attention to demographics or the risks associated with the national economy.

    When Your 401(k) Doesn't Deliver What You Expected

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