Definition of small slam in English:

small slam

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noun

Bridge
  • The bidding and winning of twelve of the thirteen tricks.
    More example sentences
    • A contract to make 12 tricks is known as a small slam.
    • Thus, if 4 Hearts was bid and 12 tricks are taken, only the points for a game are scored, not a small slam.

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