doubleton doubleton

Definition(s):

  • (n) (bridge) a pair of playing cards that are the only cards in their suit in the hand dealt to a player

Usage(s):

  • Later Lenz objected to a Culbertson breach of systema partner's raise on a doubleton suit.

News

  • Goren on Bridge

    Goren on Bridge Follow the leader Opening lead: North should not count two points for the queen of hearts — the auction suggests strongly that it is worthless. West starts with king and ace of hearts, East echoing to show a doubleton, and continues with the jack. Since it would be futile to ruff in dummy, declarer discards a diamond loser from the table, as does East. Declarer had intended to ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Albany Times Union

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