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Ecarte

Definition of the noun ecarte

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noun - plural: ecartes

  1. a card game for 2 players; played with 32 cards and king high
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • more generic terms: card game / cards = a game played with playing cards

Alternative definition of the noun ecarte

noun

  1. A card game for two persons, with 32 cards, ranking K, Q, J, A, 10, 9, 8, 7. Five cards are dealt each player, and the 11th turned as trump. Five points constitute a game.

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Ecarte a.k.a. Écarté is a two-player card game originating from France, the word literally meaning "discarded". It is a trick-taking game, similar to whist, but with a special and eponymous discarding phase. It is closely related to Euchre, a card game played mainly in the United States. Écarté was popular in the 19th century, but is now rarely played.

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Google previewExposing Difference (2001)

Abstract Book of the 6th European Arts Therapies Conference by European Consortium for Arts Therapies Education

ECArTE is a consortium of Universities and Higher Education Institutions. Its primary purpose is to represent and encourage the development of the Arts Therapies at a European level, in particular the courses offering nationally validated and ...

Google previewJudge Not (2003)

by André Gide, Benjamin Ivry

note: L'ecarte is a card game with two players and a thirty-two-card deck that was popular in the mid -nineteenth century. It was often played for large sums in social settings or gambling parlors. 9. Tr. note: Unanimism is a literary concept, ...

Google previewArts Therapy (2003)

Recognized Discipline Or Soul-Graffiti? by Sarah Scoble

ECArTE is a consortium of Universities and Higher Education Institutions. Its primary purpose is to represent and encourage the development of the Arts Therapies at a European level, in particular the courses offering nationally validated and ...

Google previewTechnical Manual and Dictionary of Classical Ballet (1982)

by Gail Grant

Large ecarte .

Google previewEncyclopedia of Games (1914)

Including All the Indoor Games Played at the Present Day, [etc.]. by Robert Frederick Foster

ECARTE. licart£ is usually described as a very simple game, but unfortunately the rules governing it are very complicated, and as no authoritative code of law exists, disputes about trifling irregularities are very common. In the following ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Games and Amusements (1884)

A Book of Sports and Pastimes for Boys and Girls with Full Directions for Their Rational Enjoyment in the House of Out-of-doors by Henry Frith

Ecarte. Earth, Fire, Air and Water. EARTH, FIRE, AIR & WATER. It is only for quite little children that this game is intended ; but a good deal of quickness and intelligence may be drawn out by it. All who intend to play sit on the floor in a circle or ...

Google previewCrossword Puzzle Dictionary (1988)

by Nila Gott

card game _ GIN, LOO, WAR, FARO, SKAT, MONTE, OMBRE, PITCH, WHIST, CASINO, ECARTE, CANASTA, PINOCHLE cardinal office _ DATARY careen _ TIP, CANT, ...

Google previewHoyle's Modern Encyclopedia of Card Games (2013)

Rules of All the Basic Games and Popular Variations by Walter B. Gibson

ECARTE: A once highly popular ...

Google previewDarby's Edition of Brookes' Universal Gazetteer; or, a New geographical dictionary ... Illustrated by a ... map of the United States. The third American edition, with ample additions and improvements: by William Darby (1823)

by Richard BROOKES (M.D.), William DARBY (Surveyor.)

Ecarte Isle, Upper Canada, near the entrance of the river St. Clair, into lake St. Clair, east of llarsan's island; it cont'ins about 300 acres of arable land; the other parts are meadow and marsh. Clienal Ecarte, Isle :le, Upper Canada, in the river ...

Google previewThe world-wide encyclopedia and gazetteer (1908)

by William Harrison De Puy

ECARTE (French, icarti, separated, discarded), a game at cards, of modern origin , probably first played in the Paris salons, in the first quarter of the nineteenth century. It is a development of a very old card game called la triompht, or French- ruff ...

Google previewThe American Heritage Crossword Puzzle Dictionary (2003)

by American Heritage Dictionary

ecarte, splits 07 a pointe, bourree, ciseaux, companv, louette, leotard, pointes 08 attitude, hattene, capdole, coryphee, fish dive, glissade, stulchak 09 arabesque, hallenna, hattement, entrechat, elevation, pas de deux, pas de seul, pirouette, ...

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Ecarte Meaning

Video shows what ecarte means. A card game for two persons, with 32 cards, ranking K, Q, J, A, 10, 9, 8, 7. Five cards are dealt each player, and the 11th turned ...

Scrabble value of E1C3A1R1T1E1

The value of this 6-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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