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.
Definition of auction bridge in:
- The US English dictionary