A winning card; one of a particular suit (usually determined by chance for each deal) any card of which takes any card of the other suits.
An old game with cards, nearly the same as whist; -- called also ruff.
To play a trump card when one of another suit has been led.
To play a trump card upon; to take with a trump card; as, she trumped the first trick.
To trick, or impose on; to deceive.
1) A superior suit, any card of which will beat that of any other suit played to the trick; 2) To play a trump card.
Any card of the spades suit or the act of playing a spade.
Another power, used by both courts, is that of the cards of Trump. In shape they are no more than ordinary cards, of the kind used by mishievous fortune tellers, but with images of extraordinary detail. Trump containing the portraits of people have the power to reach the minds of their subjects, across infinite reaches of Shadow. There are also Trump of places and objects. Those who devote themselves to the study of Trump, learning to create the cold images, tap into yet another source of power in the Amber universe.
A suit designated to be higher ranking than any other suit; any card in that suit. Also, to play a trump card on a trick.
(1) (noun) a card that ranks above all cards of all other suits;(2) (verb) to play such a card after the lead of another suit.
A suit chosen by the player that wins the bid. In normal legal play, it can only be played as the lead to a trick, or when someone cannot follow suit.
A card not unlike a tarot, which depicts a person or place, allowing a person to communicate or travel to whatever is depicted.
(n.) A card of the highest ranking suit. (adj.) Highest-ranking, with regards to a suit. (v.) see ruff
the suit named by the declarer after winning the bid. This suit then has special properties during the trick-taking phase and also affects points earned in meld. See also declarer, meld. also, to play a card of the trump suit onto a trick with a non-trump lead. ("Chris trumped my Ace of Hearts!")
a suit one chooses and which has priority over the other suits.
a playing card in the suit that has been declared trumps
a card of the suit of the first card played
At the beginning of the game, the dealer turns up the 11th card. The suit of this card determines the trump suit. Any card of this suit is called a trump.
Trump comes from the French word Trompe which loosely means to mislead, or cheat. A trump game is a card game that involves a trump suit. The highest card played normally wins the trick except when there is a trump suit, and a card of that suit has been played, in which case the highest card in the trump suit wins the trick. In Euchre, before any card is played, a trump suit is determined through bidding. A trump card is simply a card belonging to the trump suit as determined for the current hand. The action of playing a trump card is referred to as trumping.
the highest ranking suit, named in the contract; during the play of the hand, any trump, regardless of rank, will beat any nontrump card
A card of the suit specified by the final contract.
in the broad sense, any non-suited card from a Tarot deck, usually 22 in number; in the strict sense, any non-suited card from a Tarot deck excluding the Fool, usually 21 in number. For details, click here.
the twenty-two cards of the Major Arcana are often referred to as trumps.
One suit which is stronger than other suits. The lowest ranking card of a trump suit beats the highest ranking card of any other suit. Trump suits are used in trick-taking games and are not found in true Poker games.
Playing a trump card in response to the card led by the other player. You may play a trump card only when you cannot follow suit.
a suit that outranks all other cards for purposes of winning a trick; in this game, spades are always trump
Each card of the suit, if any, named in the contract.
A designated suit that wins over all other suits.
a corruption of the Italian trionfo, or triumph. The term refers to the special symbolic cards of the tarot, which "triumph" over the ordinary cards in play. The Fool is sometimes considered a trump, but more often is called "the excuse", since it never wins a trick but may be played at any time, regardless of which suit is led.
The designated domino suit that outranks the other suits. If treys are trump, then all seven treys are trumps, regardless of their other ends. (The other end only determines the rank of the domino in the trump suit. The double is highest.)
Trump or trumps or trump suit are terms used in trick-taking games, traditionally called whist-style games although the best-known example may now be bridge, where cards of one suit rank above all non-trump cards, and automatically prevail over them, losing only to a higher trump if one is played to the same trick.