From German Juckerspiel, name of an eighteenth-century Alsatian card game, itself apparently a compound of Jucker (“jack”) + Spiel (“game”).
euchre (countable and uncountable, plural euchres)
- (card games) A trump card game played by four players in two partnerships with a reduced deck of 24 cards.
euchre (third-person singular simple present euchres, present participle euchring, simple past and past participle euchred)
- To deceive.
- ^ 2008, The Penguin Book of Card Games, David Parlett, Penguin UK, ISBN 9780141916101, text here.