from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Variants of pinochle.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Alternative form of pinochle.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A game at cards, played with forty-eight cards, being all the cards above the eight spots in two packs.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A game of cards differing but slightly from bezique.
- n. A game of cards; a variety of bezique.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a card game played with a pack of forty-eight cards (two of each suit for high cards); play resembles whist
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"She thought I could wait on you," screamed Nance, "and read to you and play penuchle."
"And, now, what do you say to a game of penuchle till dinner, a penny a point?"
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"Not that I approve of playing cards, but Cousin Lucretia was always a bit worldly minded, and playing penuchle seems to be the chief diversion of her declining years.