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Answer for the clue "Early three-handed card game", 5 letters:
omber

Alternative clues for the word omber

Old card game

Game played with 40 cards

Spanish card game

Word definitions for omber in dictionaries

The Collaborative International Dictionary Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Omber \Om"ber\, Ombre \Om"bre\, n. [F. hombre, fr. Sp. hombre, lit., a man, fr. L. homo. See Human .] A game at cards, borrowed from the Spaniards, and usually played by three persons. --Pope. When ombre calls, his hand and heart are free, And, joined to...

Wiktionary Word definitions in Wiktionary
n. (alternative form of ombre English)

Usage examples of omber.

Abruptly Albumarak realized that she had kept Omber standing in the pouring rain, and hastily urged her to the nearest bower.

Nobody paid attention to the creature which Yull, Omber and Albumarak turned loose as they entered the healing-house at first bright next day.

Yull exuding the pheromones appropriate to a high official, and Omber playing the role of her nominee as Albumarak had taught her, they arrived at the laboratory unchallenged, along a high branchway either side of which the boughs were festooned with labeled experimental circuitry.

All eyes were on Omber, who had produced from a bag she was carrying something which all present recognized by its unique odor: a farspeaker, smaller, yet patently more powerful, than they had ever seen before.

Wearily she summoned the energy to answer Omber as they and Yull left the university precincts under a blustery autumn sky.

Yull and Omber dismissed such shows as trivial, and paid far more attention to experiments with a practical application: gradient separation of similar organic molecules, for instance, and the use of rotating pull-stones to prove that the fields they generated were intimately related to sparkforce, though as yet nobody had satisfactorily explained how.

But, as I was just saying to Omber, if one could grow sufficient of these new loss-free circuits .

Yull was in the habit of visiting the laboratory now and then, sometimes with Karg or Omber, more often alone.

Little Omber is only thirty-five miles from central London but it is remote, and rural in a genteel way: frozen fish fingers, and picture-window housing-estates for the young executive.

The gate to the next field was open, and the cart tracks shone with ice all the way round the side of the hill over which the steeple of Little Omber church could be seen.

Yull exuding the pheromones appropriate to a high official, and Omber playing the role of her nominee as Albumarak had taught her, they arrived at the laboratory unchallenged, along a high branchway either side of which the boughs were festooned with labeled experimental circuitry.

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