A card game in which the players lay wagers on the top card of the dealer's pack.(noun)
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Use "faro" in a sentence
" To copper: a term in faro, meaning to play a card to lose."
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"Leo taught me his perfect shuffle called the faro shuffle, which I perfected a mere four months later, and I squared the deck just like he did."