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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ecarte(noun)

    a card game for 2 players; played with 32 cards and king high

Wiktionary

  1. ecarte(Noun)

    A card game for two persons, with 32 cards, ranking K, Q, J, A, 10, 9, 8, 7. Five cards are dealt each player, and the 11th turned as trump. Five points constitute a game.

  2. Origin: From écarté.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ecarte(noun)

    a game at cards, played usually by two persons, in which the players may discard any or all of the cards dealt and receive others from the pack

Freebase

  1. Écarté

    Écarté is a two-player card game originating from France, the word literally meaning "discarded". It is a trick-taking game, similar to whist, but with a special and eponymous discarding phase. It is closely related to Euchre, a card game played mainly in the United States. Écarté was popular in the 19th century, but is now rarely played.

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