Definition of Edmond hoyle

1. Noun. English writer on card games (1672-1769).

Exact synonyms: Hoyle
Generic synonyms: Card Player, Author, Writer



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Edmond Hoyle

Edith
Edith Cavell
Edith Louisa Cavell
Edith Newbold Jones Wharton
Edith Piaf
Edith Wharton
Edlefsen's reagent
Edlyn
Edman's reagent
Edman method
Edman reagent
Edmonchuk
Edmond
Edmond Halley
Edmond Hoyle
Edmond Louis Antoine Huot de Goncourt
Edmond Malone
Edmond Rostand
Edmond de Goncourt
Edmondson
Edmonton
Edmontonia
Edmontonian
Edmontonians
Edmund
Edmund Burke
Edmund Cartwright
Edmund Charles Edouard Genet
Edmund Halley

Literary usage of Edmond hoyle

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1. The Evolution of Whist: A Study of the Progressive Changes which the Game by William Pole (1894)
"... man of genius who would further work out the elements of the game, and mould it into a permanent form. This man appeared in the person of edmond hoyle. ..."

2. Yorkshire Notes and Queries: With the Yorkshire Genealogist, Yorkshire by Joseph Horsfall Turner (1890)
"... in Soyland, 1617-1689, and Susannah Garside de Barkisland; a (1 that he was a brother of the edmond hoyle who wrote the " Treatise on Whist. ..."

3. Whist Scores and Card-table Talk: With a Bibliography of Whist by George Hempl (1887)
"By edmond hoyle, Gent. 6th ed., etc., etc. A Dictionary of Whist, ... [Printed autograph of edmond hoyle.] An Essay toward making the Doctrine of Chances ..."

4. A Bibliography of Works in English on Playing Cards and Gaming by Frederic Jessel (1905)
"(ND ' Cavendish ' believed the date to be 1773- The signature of edmond hoyle, who died in 1769, is in facsimile.) 809. HOYLE, EDMOND.—Do. ..."

5. The Whist Table: A Treasury of Notes on the Royal Game by "Cavendish," C by Portland, Cavendish, Abraham S. Wilks (1894)
"In 1742 Whist was adopted by edmond hoyle, who is to this day called the ... edmond hoyle published his " Short Treatise on the Game of Whist" in 1743. ..."

6. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1891)
"er,' -3 and 31 Jan. 1754, to be published at half a guinea. It appeared about the middle of the year. ' When the immortal edmond hoyle consolidated the game ..."

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