Technical Terms Used In Euchre





"Right Bower," or "Right,"--knave of the trump suit, which is the

highest card.



"Left Bower," or "Left,"--knave of the same color as the trump suit,

which is the second best card.



"Alone,"--playing without your partner.



"Assist," or "Help,"--ordering up the trump when your partner deals.



"Announce,"--to declare the suit which shall be trumps.



"Bridge,"--when the score of the eldest hand is four to one or four to

two in his favor.



"Crossing the suit,"--making the trump of a different color from the

suit turned down.



"Next,"--to make a trump of the color turned down.



"Euchre,"--when the party making the trump fails to take three tricks.



"Hand,"--the five cards dealt to each player.



"Ordering up,"--requiring the dealer and his partner to play the trump

turned up.



"Pass,"--declining to order up, assist, adopt, or make the trump.



"March,"--taking five tricks.



"Love Game," "Slam," or "Double,"--where the score is five to nothing.



"Lap,"--is where more points are made than are necessary to win a game,

and are carried to the next game.



"Rubber,"--consists of three games.



When, however, a lap is made in the third game, a fourth must be played.



A "Lay Card," or an "Outsider,"--is a card of a different suit from the

trump.





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