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  1. Hoyle, Edmond Hoyle(noun)

    English writer on card games (1672-1769)

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  1. Edmond Hoyle

    Edmond Hoyle was a writer best known for his works on the rules and play of card games. The phrase "according to Hoyle" came into the language as a reflection of his generally-perceived authority on the subject; since that time, use of the phrase has expanded into general use in situations in which a speaker wishes to indicate an appeal to a putative authority.

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