Definition of auction bridge in English:

auction bridge

Line breaks: auc|tion bridge


[mass noun]
An obsolete form of the card game bridge, in which all tricks won counted towards the game whether bid or not.
More example sentences
  • This is the game that the plain word ‘bridge ‘originally referred to, before the development of auction bridge and then today's contract bridge.’
  • The bridge club offers contract and not auction bridge.
  • In turn, bridge evolved into auction bridge in the first decade of the 20th century, and contract bridge was developed in the 1920s and '30s.

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