Definitions for yarboroughˈyɑrˌbɜr oʊ, -ˌbʌr oʊ; esp. Brit. -bər ə
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Yar•bor•oughˈyɑrˌbɜr oʊ, -ˌbʌr oʊ; esp. Brit. -bər ə(n.)
a hand in bridge or whist in which no card is higher than a nine.
Origin of Yarborough:
1895–1900; after the 2nd Earl of Yarborough (d. 1897), said to have bet 1000 to 1 against its occurrence
A hand, in bridge or whist, that has no card with a value greater than nine