Definition of Overruff

1. Verb. (bridge) To ruff with a higher trump following a prior ruff on the same trick ¹



2. Noun. (bridge) An act of overruffing ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Overruff

1. to trump with a higher trump card than has already been played [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overruff

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overripened
overripeness
overripening
overripens
overroast
overroasted
overroasting
overroasts
overrode
overromanticize
overromanticized
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overromanticizing
overrude
overruff (current term)
overruffed
overruffing
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overrule
overruled
overruler
overrulers
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overruling
overrulingly
overrulings
overrun

Literary usage of Overruff

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1. The Laws and Practice of Whist by Edward Augustus Carlyon (1859)
"By good management you may possibly establish a commanding suit with four trumps headed only by the ten; neither be forced, nor overruff; one trump being ..."

2. Modern Whist Together with the Laws of Whist by Clement Davies (1886)
"... are together evenly divided, say six to each of them, beside two Hearts apiece; and a trump lead is indicated to prevent a double overruff. 53. ..."

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