rouge et noir

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n rouge et noir a card game in which two rows of cards are dealt and players can bet on the color of the cards or on which row will have a count nearer some number
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Usage

In literature:

The other presided over the ROUGE-ET-NOIR table.
"The Life And Adventures Of Nicholas Nickleby" by Charles Dickens
Say I sooth, old Rouge et Noir?
"The Cloister and the Hearth" by Charles Reade
Rouge-et-noir had pinched him; he would be revenged on the roulette.
"The Puppet Crown" by Harold MacGrath
Both at the rouge et noir table and roulette the same sort of company might be met with.
"Reminiscences of Captain Gronow" by Rees Howell Gronow
Tu sais bien, la chambre rouge et violette, le lit-sofa sur une marche de laque noire, la psyche empire.
"Histoires grises" by E. Edouard Tavernier
If we'd gone to Rouge et Noir, I must have won.
"The History of Pendennis" by William Makepeace Thackeray
Hang whist, and up with rouge-et-noir!
"What Will He Do With It, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
At this rouge et noir table, all I can say is, that whichever card turns up, it is either a red or a black one.
"The Parisians, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
I often think that I ought to play nothing but rouge et noir.
"Mr. Scarborough's Family" by Anthony Trollope
It's all luck, gentlemen, at rouge-et-noir.
"The Three Brides, Love in a Cottage, and Other Tales" by Francis A. Durivage
The boredom is apparently greatest at rouge-et-noir, where the circle is more aristocratic and thousands can be lost and won in a night.
"Stray Studies from England and Italy" by John Richard Greene
But your rouge-et-noir make-up is right off the map.
"Marge Askinforit" by Barry Pain
The game was Rouge et Noir.
"Masterpieces of Mystery" by Various
In short, the best plan by far would be, if play one must, to stick to "rouge et noir," which bears some semblance of fairness.
"The International Monthly, Volume 5, No. 3, March, 1852" by Various
The only field in which their ambition ranged was the green cloth of the rouge et noir table.
"Roland Cashel Volume II (of II)" by Charles James Lever
I won it a night or two ago at rouge-et-noir.
"The Green Book" by Mór Jókai
It is this, then: I have been a tremendously heavy loser at Rouge-et-Noir!
"The Dodd Family Abroad, Vol. I.(of II)" by Charles James Lever
One table was devoted to roulette, a second to rouge et noir, and a third to baccarat.
"First Person Paramount" by Ambrose Pratt
Say I sooth, old Rouge et Noir?
"The Cloister and the Hearth" by Charles Reade
For instance, at rouge-et-noir the gambler may stake a sovereign and lose it.
"Sharps and Flats" by John Nevil Maskelyne
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In news:

The Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo performing Rouge et noir, choreographed by Leonide Massine, with scenery and costumes by Henri Matisse, 1939.
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