Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun slang a playing card with eight pips on the face; an eight.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun one of four playing cards in a deck with eight pips on the face

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Examples

  • The spirits couldn't tell her where the old man could nail a job or find a gold-mine or mark an eight-spot in Chinese lottery.

    Chapter 14

  • Chicago exploded for eight runs in the bottom of the second after the Indians had posted an eight-spot in the top of the inning.

    American League Baseball - Indians vs. White Sox

  • It was like finessing an eight-spot and winning out.

    The Man in Lower Ten

  • The spirits couldn't tell her where the old man could nail a job or find a gold mine or mark an eight-spot in Chinese lottery.

    Chapter 14

  • The spirits couldn't tell her where the old man could nail a job or find a gold-mine or mark an eight-spot in Chinese lottery.

    The Jacket (Star-Rover)

  • I'd rather be High Lord Chancellor of a cow-camp than the eight-spot in a queen-high flush.

    Heart of the West [Annotated]

  • Their eight-spot Thursday - with all the runs coming in the final four innings - was exactly half of the 16 they had scored in the previous nine games combined.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • Their eight-spot Thursday - with all the runs coming in the final four innings - was exactly half of the 16 they had scored in the previous nine games combined.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • The Orange and White really put the game out of reach in the sixth frame, when they threw an eight-spot up on the scoreboard, capped off by Thurber's pinch-hit slam.

    WBIR.com - News

  • The Orange and White really put the game out of reach in the sixth frame, when they threw an eight-spot up on the scoreboard, capped off by Thurber's pinch-hit slam.

    WBIR.com - News

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