Definition of Bluff out
1. Verb. Deceive an opponent by a bold bet on an inferior hand with the result that the opponent withdraws a winning hand.
Category relationships: Card Game, Cards
Generic synonyms: Go, Move
Derivative terms: Bluff, Bluffer
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Literary usage of Bluff out
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Sunset by Southern Pacific Company, Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept (1910)
""Oh, shoot out, or bluff out," said he briefly. "But look here, Ware," insisted Bob. "It's all very well to talk like that. But suppose a man actually has ..."
2. Working North from Patagonia: Being the Narrative of a Journey, Earned on by Harry Alverson Franck (1921)
"... built out over the water instead of up on the top of the bluff out of the wet—if it were possible to get out of the wet in such a climate. ..."
3. The Badminton Magazine of Sports & Pastimes edited by Alfred Edward Thomas Watson (1896)
"Thin whin he wakes again he sees the mares just a-risin' over the bluff out of the flat here—for there isn't as much cover as would hide a jack-rabbit in ..."
4. British Cyprus by William Hepworth Dixon (1879)
"Look at the bluff out there, beyond the river bed.' ' Yes, I know that bluff-«-King Richard's camp.' ' King Richard's camp ! That is the spot where I am ..."
5. Lew Wallace;: An Autobiography by Lew Wallace (1906)
"... the skirmishers were giving place to a line of battle emerged from the woods, and reaching from near the river's bluff out of sight almost solidly. ..."