Definition of elder hand in English:

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elder hand


(In card games for two players, e.g. piquet) the player dealt to.
Example sentences
  • For elder hand, this will often determine all 7 cards to keep.
  • The Elder hand exchanges his cards first, so he has the advantage here.
  • he looks at them he must show them to the elder hand, after the elder has named the suit he will lead first, or has led a card.

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