Definition of Whist

  • (interj.) Be silent; be still; hush; silence.
  • (n.) A certain game at cards; -- so called because it requires silence and close attention. It is played by four persons (those who sit opposite each other being partners) with a complete pack of fifty-two cards. Each player has thirteen cards, and when these are played out, he hand is finished, and the cards are again shuffled and distributed.
  • (v. t.) To hush or silence.
  • (v. i.) To be or become silent or still; to be hushed or mute.
  • (a.) Not speaking; not making a noise; silent; mute; still; quiet.

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