full house

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full house (plural full houses)

  1. (poker) A hand that consists of three of a kind and a pair.
    • (Can we date this quote by Philip Larkin and provide title, author’s full name, and other details?), "Continuing to Live"
      This loss of interest, hair, and enterprise — / Ah, if the game were poker, yes, / You might discard them, draw a full house! / But it's chess.
  2. A situation in which a place is filled with people to its maximum capacity.

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Poker hands in English · poker hands (layout · text)
No Pair.png One Pair.png Two Pairs.png Three of a kind.png Straight.png
high card pair two pair three of a kind straight
Flush.png Full.png Poker.png Straight Flush.png Royal Flush.png
flush full house four of a kind straight flush royal flush

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From English full house.

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full house m (plural full houses)

  1. (poker) full house (three of a kind and a pair)