Definition of lansquenet in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈlɑːnskəˌnɛt/
Pronunciation: /ˈlanskəˌnɛt/


1 [mass noun] historical A gambling game of German origin involving betting on cards turned up by the dealer.
2 archaic variant of landsknecht.


Early 17th century (in sense 2): via French from German Landsknecht (see landsknecht).

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