Definition of Cooncan

1. n. A game of cards derived from conquian, played by two or more players with one or two full packs of cards.

Definition of Cooncan

1. Noun. An early form of the card game rummy ¹

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Definition of Cooncan

1. conquian [n -S] - See also: conquian

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cooncan

coon's age
coon-skin cap
coon-skin caps
coon-skin hat
coon-skin hats
coon bear
coon cat
coon cats
coon eyes
coon hound
coon hounds
coon it
cooncan (current term)
coonhound paralysis
coonskin cap
coonskin caps
coonskin hat
coonskin hats

Literary usage of Cooncan

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1. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1913)
"Consequently, when RF Foster's book on the new game was ready, the author and publishers agreed to give it the title, "cooncan," believing that in the long ..."

2. Catalogue of the Chinese Imperial Maritime Customs Collection at the United China by China (1876)
"2826 1 piece White cooncan, 16 in. x 29 yards. Value at Canton, $ 11.50 per piece 2827-2833 7 Pongee Shawls, Embroidered, 32 in. square, ) various colours. ..."

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