overruff

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over- +‎ ruff

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overruff (third-person singular simple present overruffs, present participle overruffing, simple past and past participle overruffed)

  1. (bridge) To ruff with a higher trump following a prior ruff on the same trick

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Noun[edit]

overruff (plural overruffs)

  1. (bridge) An act of overruffing
    • 2009, January 3, “Phillip Alder”, in What to Bid Next? That Depends on the Game You’re Playing[1]:
      Declarer eventually lost one heart, two diamonds and the club overruff for plus 110 to win the board and leapfrog his team from third to second.

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