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(in card games for two players, e.g. piquet) the player who receives a complete hand after the other, i.e. the dealer.
- ‘The non-dealer is known as elder hand, the dealer as younger hand.’
- ‘Even if your hand is not steady enough, you can still direct some younger hand and feel fully engaged in play.’
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