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

  • n. Games See blackjack.

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  • n. The cardinal number occurring after twenty and before twenty-two, represented in Roman numerals as XXI and in Arabic numerals as 21.
  • n. Blackjack.
  • n. A basketball-based game in which players attempt to score exactly twenty-one points.

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

  • n. the cardinal number that is the sum of twenty and one
  • n. a gambling game using cards; the object is to hold cards having a higher count than those dealt to the banker up to but not exceeding 21
  • adj. being one more than twenty


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