crossruff

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Etymology[edit]

From cross- +‎ ruff

Noun[edit]

crossruff (plural crossruffs)

  1. (bridge) A play in which tricks are taken by taking alternate ruffs in each hand
    • 2009, January 8, “Phillip Alder”, in Part 1 of an Experiment, Ending in a Trump Coup[1]:
      When West discarded a club, South could have won with dummy's ace and played on crossruff lines.

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crossruff (third-person singular simple present crossruffs, present participle crossruffing, simple past and past participle crossruffed)

  1. (bridge) To execute a play of this kind.