Middlehand

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

The official rules of card games glossary. 2009.

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  • 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

  • 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

  • skat — /skaht, skat/, n. a card game for three players, using a pack of 32 playing cards, sevens through aces, the object being to fulfill any of various contracts, with scoring computed on strategy and on tricks won. [1860 65; < G skat < It scarto,… …   Universalium

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • mittelhand — ˈmid.əlˌhänt noun Etymology: German, literally, middle hand, from mittel middle + hand : middlehand …   Useful english dictionary

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