Definition of chemin de fer in English:

chemin de fer

Syllabification: chem·in de fer
Pronunciation: /SHəˌman də ˈfe(ə)r
 
/

noun

  • A form of the card game baccarat.
    More example sentences
    • I thought I recalled my adversary playing chemin de fer on B Deck

Origin

late 19th century: French, literally 'railroad'.

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