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Definition of "écarté" [ecarte]

  • 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. (noun)

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Use "écarté" in a sentence
  • "Mortimer had stayed to dinner, and he and the baronet played ecarte {6} afterwards."
  • "Mrs Gowan glanced at the other end of the room, where her son was playing ecarte on a sofa, with the old lady who was for a charge of cavalry."
  • "He danced, played at ecarte, lost some money, and went home to bed."
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