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(in card games for two players, e.g., piquet) the player who is the first to receive a complete hand, i.e., the player dealt to.
- ‘For elder hand, this will often determine all 7 cards to keep.’
- ‘he looks at them he must show them to the elder hand, after the elder has named the suit he will lead first, or has led a card.’
- ‘The Elder hand exchanges his cards first, so he has the advantage here.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.