- 1 English
- 2 Aragonese
- 3 French
- 4 Friulian
- 5 Italian
- 6 Ladino
- 7 Old French
- 8 Spanish
- 9 Venetian
- A card game, borrowed from the Spaniards, and usually played by three persons; it involves forty cards, omitting the ranks of 8, 9 and 10.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Alexander Pope to this entry?)
- When ombre calls, his hand and heart are free, / And, joined to two, he fails not to make three.
ombre (plural ombres)
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
- a 17th-century Spanish card game (c. 1650-1660), usually played by three persons with a pack of 40 cards.
- the lone player in this game undertaking to win the pool against two defenders.
ombre f (plural ombres)
- first-person singular present indicative of
- third-person singular present indicative of
- first-person singular present subjunctive of
- third-person singular present subjunctive of
- second-person singular imperative of
- “ombre” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).
ombre f (plural ombris)
- plural of
- Alternative form of
ombre m (plural ombres)
- obsolete spelling of
- plural of