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endplay (plural endplays)
- (bridge) A tactical play in which a defender is put on lead at a strategic moment, and then has to make a play that loses one or more tricks
2009, January 3, “Phillip Alder”, in What to Bid Next? That Depends on the Game You're Playing:
- At this point, South should have played a spade to dummy's ace, ruffed a spade and led her club king to catch West in a trump endplay, but she became flustered and lost two more tricks to go down one.
- (bridge) To make an endplay
2009, January 5, “Phillip Alder”, in From a Holiday Tournament, Two Points for the Price of One:
- Then a diamond lead endplayed West.