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croupier


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Croupier  \Crou"pi*er\  (kr??"p?-?r),  n.  [F.;  prop.,  one  who  sits 
  on  the  croup,  and  hence  in  the  second  place  an  assistant. 
  See  1st  {Croup}.] 
  1.  One  who  presides  at  a  gaming  table  and  collects  the 
  stakes. 
 
  2.  One  who  at  a  public  dinner  party,  sits  at  the  lower  end 
  of  the  table  as  assistant  chairman. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  croupier 
  n  :  someone  who  collects  and  pays  bets  at  a  gaming  table 




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