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Devil’s Four-Poster (The)

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A hand at whist with four clubs. It is said that such a hand is never a winning one.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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