auction pinochle

auction pinochle
noun
1. : a pinochle game usually for four players, sometimes for three or five, only three being active on each deal, active players being dealt 15 cards each and bidding for the privilege of using the 3-card widow, melding, designating the trump, and leading to the first trick
2. : any pinochle game in which the players bid for the privilege of designating the trump

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1. a variety of pinochle for three to five players in which, for every hand, there are three active players, each dealt 15 cards, with the highest bidder winning the contract and playing against the other two active opponents.
2. pinochle in which players bid to name trump.

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auction pinochle,
a form of pinochle usually played by three persons, with a fourth acting as dealer. Each player receives fifteen cards from the dealer, and a widow of three cards is auctioned to the highest bidder.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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