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prepositional phrase

  1. [idiomatic] In strict accordance with the rules, especially of card games; in the proper or expected manner.


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Google previewThe New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy (2002)

by Eric Donald Hirsch, Joseph F. Kett, James S. Trefil

according to Hoyle (Hoyl) With strict adherence to a set of rules; fairly and honorably: "We don't want to lose this case over any legal technicalities; everything must be done strictly according to Hoyle." Hoyle was the author of a book on the ...

Google previewGambling in America: An Encyclopedia of History, Issues, and Society, 2nd Edition (2015)

by William N. Thompson Ph.D.

According to Hoyle. London: Nick Hern Books. Morehead, Albert H., Richard L. Frey, and Geoffrey Mott-Smith. 1964. The New Complete Hoyle. Garden City, NY: Doubleday. Scarne, John. 1986. Scarne's New Complete Guide to Gambling.

Google previewBloomsbury Dictionary of Idioms (2009)

by Gordon Jarvie

Let's stop mucking about and do the job properly, according to Hoyle. Edward Cocker's Arithmetick (1664) was for many years the bestseller of its day, going into more than a hundred editions, and much referred to for rulings on subjects under ...

Google previewThe Dimwit's Dictionary (2006)

More Than 5,000 Overused Words and Phrases and Alternatives to Them by Robert Hartwell Fiske, Joseph Epstein

according to Hoyle An infantile phrase (see page 20). accurately; by the rules; conventionally; correctly; customarily; properly; regularly; rightly; traditionally. ace in the hole A moribund metaphor (see page 21). Achilles' heel ...

Google previewMorris Dictionary of Word and Phrase Origins (1988)

by William Morris, Mary Morris

according to Hoyle. Edmund Hoyle was an eighteenth-century British clubman and games expert. One of the most popular games of the time was whist, which continued in popularity until the advent of ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2006)

by Elizabeth Knowles

according to Hoyle according to plan or the rules. The expression comes (in the early 20th century) from ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Anglo-American Proverbs & Proverbial Phrases, Found in Literary Sources of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries (2005)

by George B. Bryan, Wolfgang Mieder

To play according to Hoyle ( MP ...

Google previewPansegrouw's Crossword Dictionary (1994)

by Louisa Pansegrouw

fact factual, true according to Hoyle correct according to law legally, secundum legem (L) according to nature natural, secundum naturam (L) according to order of occurrence chronological according to rule secundum regulam (L) according ...

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