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All` Fours a.k.a. All Fours, also known as High-Low-Jack or Seven Up, is an English tavern trick-taking card game that was popular as a gambling game until the end of the 19th century. It is the eponymous and earliest recorded game in a family that flourished most in 19th century North America, notable other members being Auction Pitch, Pedro and Cinch, which competed against Poker and Euchre. Nowadays the original game is especially popular in the Caribbean, but a simpler variant has also survived in parts of England.
- also known as Old Sledge, Seven Up
- genre: Trick-taking game
"All` Fours" a.k.a. "All fours" is a book by Tom Raworth.
- "All` Fours" a.k.a. "All Fours" is a musical album of Bosse-De-Nage.
- "All` Fours" a.k.a. "All Fours" is a musical album of Swamp Baby.
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Quotes about All` Fours
Falls with full force
on all fours.
Crawls on the floor,
Calls from the door,
Dressed in small drawers,
bawls for more,
and more, and more,
poor Nanny's chore!
(24 March 1976) (Jonathan Robin)
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