Definition of Eight-spot

1. Noun. One of four playing cards in a deck with eight pips on the face.

Exact synonyms: Eight
Generic synonyms: Spot



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eight-spot

eigentriples
eigenvalue
eigenvalues
eigenvarieties
eigenvector
eigenvectors
eigenwaves
eigh
eight
eight-ball
eight-bar blues
eight-membered
eight-pack
eight-packs
eight-penny nail
eight-spot (current term)
eight-thousander
eight-thousanders
eight ball
eight hundred
eight o'clock
eight pack
eight packs
eight penny nail
eight thousand
eightball
eighteen
eighteen-wheeler
eighteen-wheelers

Literary usage of Eight-spot

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1. Nullo Auction by Florence Irwin (1914)
"By leading an intermediate spade (the eight-spot) you might catch the Declarant short, ... He must either take your eight-spot and retain his ducker, ..."

2. Every Day in the Year: A Poetical Epitome of the World's History by James Lauren Ford, Mary K. Ford (1902)
"Hurrah! glasses so hot, Till seventy bold seamen lay dead on the We fought them eight glasses, eight spot. And ninety brave seamen lay stretched in their ..."

3. The Butterflies of the Eastern United States and Canada: With Special by Samuel Hubbard Scudder, William Morris Davis, Charles William Woodworth, Leland Ossian Howard, Charles Valentine Riley, Samuel Wendell Williston (1889)
"... orange spot on either side of the veins terminating the cell; but in the clearest specimens there can be distinguished a figure-of-eight spot crossing ..."

4. The Military Telegraph During the Civil War in the United States: With an by William Rattle Plum (1882)
"... diamonds, hearts and spades are put together in this order, after being arranged in the order of kings first, eight spot second, four spot next, etc. ..."

5. A Handy Book of Curious Information: Comprising Strange Happenings in the by William Shepard Walsh (1913)
"Eight spot remind? me of the eight good people saved from the flood. The nine reminds me of the nine lepers whom the Lord cleansed, and the ten reminds me ..."

6. A Handy Book of Curious Information: Comprising Strange Happenings in the by William Shepard Walsh (1913)
"Eight spot reminds me of the eight good people saved from the flood. The nine reminds me of the nine lepers whom the ..."

7. Electric Welding and Welding Appliances by Herbert Carpmael (1920)
"We have before us a list which shows that it has evolved as standard patterns eight spot welders numbered 0 to 7, three seam welders, Nos. ..."

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