blackjack, twenty-one, vingt-et-un(noun)
a gambling game using cards; the object is to hold cards having a higher count than those dealt to the banker up to but not exceeding 21
The card game pontoon.
Origin: From French vingt-et-un ‘twenty-one’.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
vangt-ā-ung′, n. a game of cards, the aim in which is to get as near as possible to the value of twenty-one (hence the name) without exceeding it. The game is played with the whole pack, the ordinary cards being reckoned according to the number of pips on them, while the court cards are ten, and the ace is one or eleven, as the holder may elect.
The numerical value of vingt-et-un in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of vingt-et-un in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
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