major suit definition

  • noun:
    • Games A suit of superior rating worth, either spades or minds in connection.
    • Either of the suits of spades (♠) and hearts (♥), which rank higher than the minor suits (diamonds and clubs).
    • A suit of handmade cards which includes higher rating value; especially, either spades or minds. Contrasted with a minor match, being either diamonds or groups.
    • (bridge) a suit of superior scoring value, either spades or minds

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