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Revoʹke (2 syl.)

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When a player at cards can follow suit, but plays some other card, he makes a revoke, and by the laws of whist the adversaries are entitled to score three points.

Good heaven! Revoke? Remember, if the set

Be lost, in honour you should pay the debt.”


Crabbe: Borough.

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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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