Double Pair Royal

Four of a kind

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  • double pair royal — Cribbage. a set of four cards of the same denomination, worth 12 points. Cf. pair royal. * * * …   Universalium

  • double pair royal — noun : four of a kind * * * Cribbage. a set of four cards of the same denomination, worth 12 points. Cf. pair royal …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pair royal — Pair Pair (p[^a]r), n. [F. paire, LL. paria, L. paria, pl. of par pair, fr. par, adj., equal. Cf. {Apparel}, {Par} equality, {Peer} an equal.] [1913 Webster] 1. A number of things resembling one another, or belonging together; a set; as, a pair… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pair royal — noun (plural pair royal or pairs royal) Etymology: pair (I) + royal, adjective : three of a kind in the game of cribbage * * * Cribbage. a set of three cards of the same denomination, worth six points. Cf. double pair royal. [1585 95] …   Useful english dictionary

  • pair royal —    a unit of quantity equal to 3, used in cribbage to describe three cards of the same rank. This usage recalls the original meaning of pair as a group of equivalent objects, not necessarily two in number. Four cards of the same rank form a… …   Dictionary of units of measurement

  • pair royal — Cribbage. a set of three cards of the same denomination, worth six points. Cf. double pair royal. [1585 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • Pair — (p[^a]r), n. [F. paire, LL. paria, L. paria, pl. of par pair, fr. par, adj., equal. Cf. {Apparel}, {Par} equality, {Peer} an equal.] [1913 Webster] 1. A number of things resembling one another, or belonging together; a set; as, a pair or flight… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Double scull — A contrasting coxless pair …   Wikipedia

  • Royal Knights — Top row: Gallantmon, Omnimon, Craniamon Bottom row: Magnamon, UlforceVeedramon, Crusadermon, Dynasmon General information Founder Imperialdramon Paladin Mode …   Wikipedia

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