Definitions

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

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Examples

  • Our 10-2 homecoming loss on April 16th had fans emptying out before the seventh-inning stretch after the Tribe put up a nine-spot in the top of the frame.

    One Season

  • End 8, 4:10: The Nationals sent 13 batters to the plate and put up a nine-spot in the eighth to take a 14-8 lead, with Bryce Harper capping the scoring with a two-run double into the right field corner.

    Live blog: Astros at Nationals, Space Coast Stadium, Viera, Fla.

  • Our 10-2 homecoming loss on April 16th had fans emptying out before the seventh-inning stretch after the Tribe put up a nine-spot in the top of the frame.

    One Season

  • They both took two cards, and I stood pat with a nine-spot high.

    Forty Years a Gambler on the Mississippi

  • A few minutes later, when I had a nine-spot in the hole, my tutor told me to "stay," and I pushed in a bunch of chips, unconsciously raising the ante.

    Madeleine: An Autobiography

  • A few minutes later, when I had a nine-spot in the hole, my tutor told me to "stay," and I pushed in a bunch of chips, unconsciously raising the ante.

    Madeleine An Autobiography

  • He's the sort of man you can't love or hate; he's a nine-spot.

    The Winds of Chance

  • These monopolies that the played out nine-spot anti-monopoly leagues are howling against have made the country what it is, and if there is anybody in this country that don't like it, they can get emigrant tickets and go to Germany or Norway and take the places of the men that the monopolies are causing to settle here.

    Peck's Sunshine Being a Collection of Articles Written for Peck's Sun, Milwaukee, Wis. - 1882

  • No bob-tail flush, no nine-spot high, no measly pair can wring

    Songs and Other Verse

  • What do you think was racing through Roberto Luongo's mind last night as he watched the Bruins put up a nine-spot on the Calgary Flames?

    Boston.com Top Stories

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