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cribbage

Saltos de línea: crib|bage
Pronunciación: /ˈkrɪbɪdʒ
 
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Definición de cribbage en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun]
A card game, usually for two players, in which the objective is to play so that the pip value of one’s cards played reaches exactly 15 or 31.
Example sentences
  • Double Cribbage is four player cribbage with fixed partnerships; five cards each are dealt, one being discarded to the dealer's box.
  • Older people often enjoy bingo and cribbage (a card game).
  • In fact Luke wrote two books on the probabilities of winning at the card game of cribbage.

Origen

mid 17th century: related to crib; the game is said to have been invented by the English poet Sir John Suckling; it seems to have been developed from an older game called Noddy.

Words that rhyme with cribbage

garbage

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