Definition of Reversis

1. n. A certain game at cards.



Definition of Reversis

1. Noun. An old trick-taking card game, popular with the French aristocracy in the 17th and 18th centuries. ¹

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Definition of Reversis

1. reversi [n] - See also: reversi

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Reversis

reversibles
reversibly
reversine
reversing
reversing thermometer
reversion
reversional
reversionaries
reversionary
reversionary annuity
reversioner
reversioners
reversionist
reversionists
reversions
reversis (current term)
reversive
reverso
reversos
revert
revert war
revertability
revertable
revertant
revertants
reverted
revertee
revertees
revertent
reverter

Literary usage of Reversis

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1. The Hand-book of Games--: comprising new or carefully revised treatises on by H.G. Bohn (1867)
"reversis is played by four persons, with a box, containing* thirty-six fish, twenty-four counters, and six contracts; likewise with two pools, viz., ..."

2. Hoyle's Improved Edition of the Rules for Playing Fashionable Games by Edmond Hoyle (1830)
"THE Game of reversis is played hy four persons, each having a hox, containing six contracts, reckoned as forty-eight fish each, twenty counters six feet ..."

3. Hoyle's games, improved and enlarged by new and practical treatises: with by Edmond Hoyle (1847)
"reversis is played by four persons, with every one a box containing six contracts, reckoned as 48 fish each, twenty counters 6 fish each, and 32 fish, ..."

4. The Commentaries of Gaius by Gaius, John Thomas Abdy (1870)
"... venirent . postea \ero reversis dabatur e in special and formal language. If, for instance, the action ..."

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