Definition of Edmond hoyle
1. Noun. English writer on card games (1672-1769).
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1. The Evolution of Whist: A Study of the Progressive Changes which the Game by William Pole (1894)
"... man of genius who would further work out the elements of the game, and mould it into a permanent form. This man appeared in the person of edmond hoyle. ..."
2. Yorkshire Notes and Queries: With the Yorkshire Genealogist, Yorkshire by Joseph Horsfall Turner (1890)
"... in Soyland, 1617-1689, and Susannah Garside de Barkisland; a (1 that he was a brother of the edmond hoyle who wrote the " Treatise on Whist. ..."
3. Whist Scores and Card-table Talk: With a Bibliography of Whist by George Hempl (1887)
"By edmond hoyle, Gent. 6th ed., etc., etc. A Dictionary of Whist, ... [Printed autograph of edmond hoyle.] An Essay toward making the Doctrine of Chances ..."
4. A Bibliography of Works in English on Playing Cards and Gaming by Frederic Jessel (1905)
"(ND ' Cavendish ' believed the date to be 1773- The signature of edmond hoyle, who died in 1769, is in facsimile.) 809. HOYLE, EDMOND.—Do. ..."
5. The Whist Table: A Treasury of Notes on the Royal Game by "Cavendish," C by Portland, Cavendish, Abraham S. Wilks (1894)
"In 1742 Whist was adopted by edmond hoyle, who is to this day called the ... edmond hoyle published his " Short Treatise on the Game of Whist" in 1743. ..."
6. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1891)
"er,' -3 and 31 Jan. 1754, to be published at half a guinea. It appeared about the middle of the year. ' When the immortal edmond hoyle consolidated the game ..."