Endhand

Skat family The active player who is third in order of bidding

The official rules of card games glossary. 2009.

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  • endhand — /end hand /, n. Cards. the dealer in a game with three players. Cf. forehand (def. 7), middlehand. [1670 80; END1 + HAND] * * * …   Universalium

  • endhand — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: translation of German hinterhand : the last skat player in turn to bid called also hinterhand * * * /end hand /, n. Cards. the dealer in a game with three players. Cf. forehand (def. 7), middlehand …   Useful english dictionary

  • forehand — /fawr hand , fohr /, adj. 1. (in tennis, squash, etc.) of, pertaining to, or noting a stroke made from the same side of the body as that of the hand holding the racket, paddle, etc. Cf. backhand (def. 5). 2. being in front or ahead. 3. foremost… …   Universalium

  • middlehand — /mid l hand /, n. Cards. the player on the dealer s right in a game with three players. Cf. endhand, forehand (def. 7). [MIDDLE + HAND] * * * …   Universalium

  • Hinterhand — See Endhand …   The official rules of card games glossary

  • Rearhand — See Endhand …   The official rules of card games glossary

  • hinterhand — ˈhintə(r)+ˌ noun Etymology: German, from hinter rear, last + hand : endhand …   Useful english dictionary

  • middlehand — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: translation of German mittelhand : the second player in turn to bid in skat * * * /mid l hand /, n. Cards. the player on the dealer s right in a game with three players. Cf. endhand, forehand (def. 7). [MIDDLE +… …   Useful english dictionary

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