Definition of misdeal in English:


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Pronunciation: /mɪsˈdiːl

verb (past and past participle misdealt /-ˈdɛlt/)

[no object]
  • Make a mistake when dealing cards.
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    • If the cards are misdealt in any way, they must be shuffled, cut and dealt again.
    • If a player misdeals, the deck passes to the next player, and a Refa is declared.


Pronunciation: /also ˈmɪs-
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  • (In a card game) a hand dealt wrongly.
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    • A misdeal does not change the deal, but in such cases the cards must be re-shuffled, re-cut, and re-dealt.
    • Any inaccuracies during the deal will void the hand and cause a misdeal.
    • In the event of a misdeal, the dealer loses the privilege of dealing and the deal is passed to the left.

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