Definition of Bezique

1. Noun. A card game played with a pack of forty-eight cards (two of each suit for high cards); play resembles whist.

Exact synonyms: Penuchle, Pinochle, Pinocle
Generic synonyms: Card Game, Cards



Definition of Bezique

1. Noun. A trick-taking card game for two players. ¹

2. Noun. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bezique

1. a card game [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bezique

bezafibrate
bezant
bezantler
bezantlers
bezants
bezanty
bezaunt
bezazz
bezazzes
bezel
bezels
bezes
bezier
bezil
bezils
bezique (current term)
beziques
bezitramide
bezoar
bezoar goat
bezoar ibex
bezoardic
bezoardics
bezoars
bezonian
bezonians
bezsmertnovite
bezzant
bezzants
bezzazz

Literary usage of Bezique

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1. The Young Folk's Cyclopædia of Games and Sports by John Denison Champlin, Arthur Elmore Bostwick (1899)
"Triple bezique (three Queens of Spades and three Knaves of Diamonds) counts 1500, ... Four-Handed bezique. Four packs are used, and the players may play as ..."

2. The American Hoyle: Or, Gentleman's Hand-book of Games, Containing All the by William Brisbane Dick (1894)
"The cards rank as at ordinary bezique; but nine instead of eight cards are dealt, ... The scores at Rubicon bezique are as under:— CARTE BLANCHE. ..."

3. Foster's Complete Hoyle: An Encyclopedia of All the Indoor Games Played at by Robert Frederick Foster (1897)
"For instance : One partner has declared bezique and royal marriage, ... Triple bezique counts 1500, and the game is usually 2000 points. ..."

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