Jass, Jasz

Klaberjass The jack of trumps

The official rules of card games glossary. 2009.

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  • jass — ˈyäs noun ( es) Etymology: German dialect (Switzerland) 1. a. : a two handed game played with a 36 card or 32 card pack in which points are scored by melding certain combinations and by taking scoring cards in tricks b. : klaberjass …   Useful english dictionary

  • jass — /yahs/, n. 1. a card game for two persons that is played with a 36 card pack made by removing all cards below the sixes from a regular 52 card pack, in which point values are assigned to certain melds and to certain cards taken in tricks. 2. Also …   Universalium

  • jasz — noun see jass 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Jazz (word) — That Funny Jas Band From Dixieland , 1916 sheet music cover. Alternative spellings such as jass , jas and even jasz were seen until 1918. The origin of the word jazz is one of the most sought after word origins in modern American English. The… …   Wikipedia

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