A hand in bridge or whist containing no ace and no card higher than a nine.
- Examples of word Yarborough in a sentence
“I always get such rotten cards – nothing but yarboroughs.”
- Did you Know?
The word “yarborough” is said to be named after the Earl of Yarborough, an 18th-century English nobleman, who, tired of hearing his colleagues complain of holding worthless cards, laid 1000-1 odds against holding such a bad hand. He was close, since the true odds are closer to 2000-1.
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