misdeal

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v misdeal deal cards wrongly
    • n misdeal an incorrect deal
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Misdeal The act of misdealing; a wrong distribution of cards to the players.
    • v. t. & i Misdeal To deal or distribute wrongly, as cards; to make a wrong distribution.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n misdeal In card-playing, a wrong deal; a deal in which the players do not all receive the proper number of cards or the cards in proper order.
    • misdeal To deal or act wrongly or falsely; misconduct one's self.
    • misdeal In card-playing, to make an incorrect distribution of the cards.
    • misdeal To deal or divide improperly; make a wrong deal of, as of the cards in card-playing.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Misdeal mis-dēl′ a wrong deal, as at cards
    • v.t Misdeal to deal wrongly: to divide improperly
    • v.i Misdeal to make a wrong distribution
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Usage

In literature:

The New Yorker was certainly making a misdeal every time he got the cards.
"Somewhere in Red Gap" by Harry Leon Wilson
I shoulda hollered misdeal, all right.
"The Uphill Climb" by B. M. Bower
A misdeal loses the deal.
"The Laws of Euchre" by H. C. Leeds
In the event of a misdeal the cards must be dealt again by the same player.
"Auction of To-day" by Milton C. Work
I had, at all events, not made a misdeal.
"Lalage's Lovers" by George A. Birmingham
My marriage was a misdeal.
"The Dark Tower" by Phyllis Bottome
The Frenches ain't had no practice, an' thar's nothin' easier than a misdeal about a youngone.
"Faro Nell and Her Friends" by Alfred Henry Lewis
Nothing of interest occurred until, in the course of the second rubber, Gwen made a misdeal.
"When Ghost Meets Ghost" by William Frend De Morgan
If all pass, or if there is a misdeal, there is a fresh contribution to the pool, and the elder hand deals.
"Hoyle's Games Modernized"
Have I made a misdeal?
"A Book o' Nine Tales." by Arlo Bates
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In news:

Misdeal on Internet poker gambling.
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