bridge whist meaning

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Noun: bridge whist  brijwist
  1. The earliest form of bridge; the dealer could name the trump suit

Type of: bridge


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  1. In the 1890s, a variant known as bridge whist became popular which eventually evolved into contract bridge.
  2. Bridge whist, as it was originally called because it was played on the bridge of the ship, started to become popular in America in the 1920s.
  3. Besides this, he was an avid jazz collector and a true connoisseur of the bridge whist game, but found time to teach marketing techniques at universities throughout Venezuela.
  4. On the evening of the sinking, she was playing bridge ( this would have been bridge whist, a today's game ) in a first-class saloon before retiring to the cabin that she shared with her mother.
  5. Over the years, Becker managed three New York bridge clubs ( the Cavendish 1942-47, the New York Bridge Whist 1948-50 and the Regency 1951-56 ) and for thirty years was a nationally syndicated columnist.

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