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Pony (A)

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Twenty-five pounds. A sporting term; a translation crib = to carry one over a difficulty.

Pony in vingt-et-un. The person on the right-hand of the dealer, whose duty it is to collect the cards for the dealer; so called from the Latin pone, “behind,” being behind the dealer.

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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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