Definition of Overtrumping

1. Verb. (present participle of overtrump) ¹



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Definition of Overtrumping

1. overtrump [v] - See also: overtrump

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overtrumping

overtries
overtrim
overtrimmed
overtrimming
overtrims
overtrip
overtripped
overtripping
overtrips
overtrod
overtrodden
overtroubled
overtrousers
overtrump
overtrumped
overtrumping (current term)
overtrumps
overtrust
overtrusted
overtrusting
overtrusts
overtry
overtrying
overture
overtured
overtures
overturing
overturn
overturnable
overturned

Literary usage of Overtrumping

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Whist Reference Book: Wherein Information is Presented Concerning the by William Mill Butler (1898)
"But to justify him in not trying trumps once, both his trumps and west's must be high ones, to prevent overtrumping in diamonds and spades. ..."

2. The Principles and Practice of Whist by Charles Harcourt Ainslie Forbes-Lindsay, Ernest Bergholt (1902)
"The principle governing ruffing applies to overtrumping. A player who is weak will be glad of an opportunity to make a trick in this manner. ..."

3. The Laws and Principles of Whist Stated and Explained: And Its Practice by Cavendish (1876)
"This rule for not overtrumping cannot be laid down absolutely when there are more than three cards in hand; but when only four trumps remain in, ..."

4. The Laws and Principles of Whist Stated and Explained: And Its Practice by Cavendish (1879)
"This rule for not overtrumping cannot be laid down absolutely when there are more than three cards in hand; but when only four trumps remain in, ..."

5. Modern Scientific Whist: The Principles of the Modern Game Analyzed and by C. D. P. Hamilton (1894)
"Here is a phase of overtrumping that frequently turns up. The hands can be read; A is in, and if he leads either a trump or d, he loses every trick. i. ..."

6. The Laws and Principles of Whist Stated and Explained by Henry] [Jones (1896)
"by overtrumping, and may lose a trick, as the follow- ing example shows: The ... This rule for not overtrumping cannot be laid down absolutely when there ..."

7. Journal of Theological Studies (1904)
"For instance, on his last page he mentions among the causes for the success of Christianity its capacity from the third century onwards of ' overtrumping ..."

8. English Prose: Selections by Henry Craik (1894)
"There was a cold-blooded audacity in the mere notion, reasonable as it may nowadays seem to us, of overtrumping the king of trumps. ..."

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