Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of euchre.

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Examples

  • Getting euchred by some half-baked comment widget trying to become the next Twitter just adds to the level of decay of the structure.

    Archive 2009-12-01

  • You could go back perhaps, he hasarded, still thinking of the very unpleasant scene at Westland Row terminus when it was perfectly evident that the other two, Mulligan, that is, and that English tourist friend of his, who eventually euchred their third companion, were patently trying as if the whole bally station belonged to them to give

    Ulysses

  • Mr. MARGOLIS: He didn't really talk him into it as much as he sort of euchred him into it.

    The Last Innocent Year: America in 1964

  • We all sat staring in amazement, but United States Marshal Carpenter was not a man to be euchred so easily.

    The Los Amigos Fiasco

  • Well: he guesses They have euchred Mexico into some such Byzantine exercise, probably to do with the Americans.

    Gravity's Rainbow

  • Of course I euchred him, as I said I would; but the game broke up, and as I was winner I paid the bar bill.

    Forty Years a Gambler on the Mississippi

  • 'They will drive things chuck to the hub in slasher-gaff style; our foes shall become even as dead birds in the pit; they shall be euchred, and discounted, and we will rake down the pot.

    The Continental Monthly, Vol. 1, No. 1, January 1862 Devoted to Literature and National Policy

  • When no remonstrance of hers availed to prevent the constant increase of expenses, Elizabeth saw that her assistance, instead of helping the family to get out of debt, was simply the means of providing toys for experimentation, and that she was being quietly but persistenly euchred out of all that her heart cherished.

    The Wind Before the Dawn

  • The side whose bid is successful must win the number of tricks bid or it is euchred and the opposite side scores the amount bid.

    Games For All Occasions

  • The older men paid no attention to him and worked right ahead to the pie and toothpick stage, but the younger fellows had been euchred out of dinner and went back to work with wabbly steps and empty stomachs.

    The Iron Puddler

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  • One of my uncles uses this word to mean tired.

    e.g. "After a day out sailing Jack was completely euchred."

    I've only ever heard him use it in the past tense.

    August 19, 2009