from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A variety of rummy for two or more persons in which a player may win by matching all his or her cards or may end the game by melding with unmatched cards that add up to ten points or fewer.

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  • n. A card-holding game and variant of rummy.

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

  • n. a form of rummy in which a player can go out if the cards remaining in their hand total less than 10 points


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  • The following Thursday, the one night he always spent playing gin rummy with his wife, Mr. Julian drove to Ladice’s house, where she now lived with her mother on a dead-end, isolated road lined with slash pines.

    Jolie Blon’s Bounce


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