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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Euchre  \Eu"chre\,  n.  [Perh.  from  F.  ['e]cart['e].] 
  A  game  at  cards,  that  may  be  played  by  two  three  or  four 
  persons,  the  highest  card  (except  when  an  extra  card  called 
  the  Joker  is  used)  being  the  knave  of  the  same  suit  as  the 
  trump,  and  called  right  bower,  the  lowest  card  used  being  the 
  seven  or  frequently,  in  two-handed  euchre,  the  nine  spot. 
  See  {Bower}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Euchre  \Eu"chre\,  v.  t. 
  1.  To  defeat,  in  a  game  of  euchre,  the  side  that  named  the 
  trump. 
 
  2.  To  defeat  or  foil  thoroughly  in  any  scheme.  [Slang.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  euchre 
  n  :  a  card  game  similar  to  ecarte;  each  player  is  dealt  5  cards 
  and  the  player  making  trump  must  take  3  tricks  to  win  a 
  hand  [syn:  {five  hundred}] 




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