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misère

Line breaks: mi¦sère
Pronunciation: /mɪˈzɛː
 
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Definition of misère in English:

noun

(In solo whist) a bid by which a player undertakes to win no tricks.
Example sentences
  • There is no score for over or undertricks in Misère, Misère Ouverte or Abundance Declared.
  • The following bids can be made in the game: 7, 8, 9, Solo, 10, misère, 11, spread misère, 12, and 13.

Origin

early 19th century: French, literally 'poverty or misery'.

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