from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A variety of poker in which the first card is dealt face down and then one face up.


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  • Three men sat in at stud-poker, but they played with small chips and without enthusiasm, while there were no onlookers.

    Chapter 1

  • After supper Joe proposed a game of stud-poker but Babbitt refused with brevity, and Joe contentedly went to bed at eight.


  • They slept all afternoon, and till midnight played stud-poker with the guides.


  • In their boarded and rather littered cabin the guides sat about the greasy table playing stud-poker with greasy cards: half a dozen wrinkled men in old trousers and easy old felt hats.


  • All the way north he pictured the Maine guides: simple and strong and daring, jolly as they played stud-poker in their unceiled shack, wise in woodcraft as they tramped the forest and shot the rapids.


  • Thus by well-defined stages, and hugging now his Dream, to the stud-poker game.

    Winner Take All

  • He played stud-poker well; better than most men he knew; and that was no empty conceit, either.

    Winner Take All

  • Rouge et noir, roulette, faro, keno, and stud-poker were going in full blast.

    Jim Cummings Or, The Great Adams Express Robbery

  • The stud-poker table attracted his attention, first by the size of the stakes and then by the men gathered there.

    Kid Wolf of Texas

  • The roulette wheel whirred, and even at that early hour, cards were being slapped down, faces up, at the stud-poker table.

    Kid Wolf of Texas


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