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# The game of Bridge, what is the combination of the best and third best cards of a suit called?

Question #57202. Asked by RaeRae55. (May 14 05 9:23 AM)

TabbyTom

Tenace.

Source: Oxford English Dictionary, quoting a "Complete Bridge Player" book dated 1905.

 May 15 05, 4:42 AM
RaeRae55

Thanks for the help I had no idea, will double check this. Thanks again

 May 15 05, 6:39 AM

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