Reversis

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Reversis A certain game at cards.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n reversis An old French card game in which the player wins who takes the fewest tricks.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Reversis an old French game of cards in which the aim was to take the fewest tricks
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. reversus, pa.p. of revertĕre, to turn back—re-, back, vertĕre, to turn.

Usage

In literature:

They then played at 'reversis', which had been Bonaparte's favourite game in his youth.
"Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte, Complete" by Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne
Reversi was the only game at which the King played, and which he liked.
"The Memoirs of the Louis XIV. and The Regency, Complete" by Elizabeth-Charlotte, Duchesse d'Orleans
Dominoes, Solitaire, Reversi, Go-Bang, Rouge et Noir, Roulette, E.O., Hazard, Faro.
"An Alphabetical List of Books Contained in Bohn's Libraries (1892)" by Bohn's Libraries
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In news:

Sphere Packing, Lewis Carroll, and Reversi .
Sphere Packing, Lewis Carroll, and Reversi : Martin Gardner's New Mathematical Diversions Martin Gardner 296 pp.
Sensitive Object's ReverSys software can be deployed in any product benefiting from "touch-based" user interfaces, including touch screen and touch control in various markets such as mobile devices.
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