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Bourré — (also commonly known as Bouré and Boo Ray) is a trick taking gambling card game primarily played in the Acadiana region of Louisiana in the United States of America. The game s closest relatives are probably Spades and Euchre; like many regional… … Wikipedia
ante — /an tee/, n., v., anted or anteed, anteing. n. 1. Poker. a fixed but arbitrary stake put into the pot by each player before the deal. 2. an amount of money paid in advance to insure an individual s share in a joint business venture. 3. Informal.… … Universalium
ante — an|te1 [ˈænti] n [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: ante ] up/raise the ante to increase your demands or try to get more things from a situation, even though this involves more risks ▪ They ve upped the ante by making a $120 million bid to buy the company … Dictionary of contemporary English
ante — 1 noun up /raise the ante to increase your demands or try to get more things from a situation, even though this involves more risks see also: penny ante 2 verb ante up phrasal verb past tense anted, anteed, anteing (intransitive, transitive ante… … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
ante — /ˈænti / (say antee) noun 1. Poker a stake put into the pool by each player after seeing their hand but before drawing new cards, or, sometimes, before seeing their hand. 2. the amount paid as one s share. 3. a payment, usually monetary,… … Australian English dictionary
ante — ☆ ante [an′tē ] n. [L, before] 1. Poker the stake that each player must put into the pot before receiving cards 2. Informal the amount one must pay as one s share vt., vi. anted or anteed, anteing 1. Poker to put in (one s ante) … English World dictionary