Definition of Ten-spot

1. Noun. One of four playing cards in a deck with ten pips on the face.

Exact synonyms: Ten
Generic synonyms: Spot



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ten-spot

ten-for
ten-four
ten-gallon hat
ten-gallon hats
ten-key calculator
ten-membered
ten-o'clock
ten-past
ten-penny nail
ten-pin
ten-pin bowling
ten-pounder
ten-pounders
ten-speed
ten-spined stickleback
ten-spot (current term)
ten-strike
ten-strikes
ten-to
ten Horn
ten Horn's sign
ten a penny
ten dollar bill
ten foot pole
ten million
ten o'clock
ten past
ten penny nail
ten percent
ten pound Pom

Literary usage of Ten-spot

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1. Suomalais-englantilainen sanakirja by Severi Alanne (1919)
"-penni- nen ten-penny coin, -silma (kortti) ten- spot, -tuhansittain in (1. by) tens of thousands, -vuotias ten years of age, ten years Old; ..."

2. Suomalais-englantilainen sanakirja by Severi Alanne (1919)
"... ten- spot, -tuhansittain In (I. by) tens of thousands, -vuotias ten years of age, ten years Old; ... ten-spot: voitko lai- nata ..."

3. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"ten-spot. A ten dollar bill. Knick. Mag., xlv. 337 (April). ... It was worth a ten-spot to see the cuss weep.—'Stray Subjects,' p. 165. Ten-strike. ..."

4. The Complete Works of Count Tolstoy by Leo Tolstoy (1904)
"All I am interested to know is whether you will beat my ten spot, or whether you will give ... The ten spot fell for him. " You owe me forty-three thousand, ..."

5. The Genial Showman by Edward Peron Hingston (1881)
"If you play there you will often hold a hand that will astonish you; quite often four queens and a ten spot, which will inflame you to bet seven or eight ..."

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