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Seven-up  n.  The game of cards called also all fours, and old sledge. (U. S.)

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"Seven-up" Quotes from Famous Books

... farmer living "over east," as that portion of the town was designated, invited all the young people in the vicinity to his annual husking-bee, every one knew that a good time was in store. Card-playing was considered a vice in those days, and limited to a few games of "seven-up," played by sinful boys on a hay-mow, and dancing was frowned upon by the churches. On the outskirts of the town a few of the younger people occasionally indulged in the crime of taking steps to music as ...
— Pocket Island - A Story of Country Life in New England • Charles Clark Munn

... partners made their temporary home. It was nearly dusk, the mellow end of a balmy day. Gettysburg, Napoleon, and Dave were all inside the canvas, filling the small hollow cube of air with a mighty reek from their pipes, and playing seven-up on a greasy box. The Chinese cook was away, much ...
— The Furnace of Gold • Philip Verrill Mighels

Words linked to "Seven-up" :   high-low-jack

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