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n. 1 (plural of heart English) 2 (context uncountable English) One of the four suits of playing cards, in red, marked with the symbol ♥. 3 (context card games uncountable English) A trick-taking card game in which players are penalized for taking hearts and (especially) the queen of spades. vb. (en-third-person singular of: heart)


n. a form of whist in which players avoid winning tricks containing hearts of the queen of spades [syn: Black Maria]


Hearts is an "evasion-type" trick-taking playing card game for four players, although variations can accommodate 3–6 players. The game is also known as Black Lady, The Dirty, Dark Lady, Slippery Anne, Chase the Lady, Crubs, Black Queen and Black Maria, though any of these may refer to the similar but differently-scored game Black Lady. The game is a member of the Whist family of trick-taking games (which also includes Bridge and Spades), but the game is unique among Whist variants in that it is an evasion-type game; players avoid winning certain penalty cards in tricks, usually by avoiding winning tricks altogether.You can also win by getting as many cards as you can and whoever has 4th e most at the end will therefore win the game

Hearts (album)

Hearts is the fifth original studio album by American folk rock trio America, released by Warner Bros. Records in 1975. The album was produced by legendary Beatles producer George Martin.

This album was a big hit in the US, reaching number 4 on the Billboard album chart and being certified GOLD by the RIAA. It produced three hit singles: " Sister Golden Hair", which went to number 1 on the Billboard singles chart and number 5 on the adult contemporary chart; " Daisy Jane", which peaked at 20 on the Billboard singles chart and number 4 on the Adult Contemporary chart; and the funky "Woman Tonight", which reached 44 on the Billboard singles chart and 41 on the Adult Contemporary chart. Several other songs received radio airplay on FM stations playing album tracks including "Old Virginia", "Bell Tree" and "Midnight".

Hearts (disambiguation)

Hearts is a card game.

Hearts may also refer to:

  • Hearts (suit), one of the standard four suits of cards
  • Hearts (Windows), a computer realization of the card game
  • Hearts, a common nickname for the Scottish football club Heart of Midlothian F.C.
  • Auckland Hearts, a New Zealand women's cricket team
  • "Hearts", a song by Marty Balin from his 1982 album Balin
  • "Hearts", a song by Yes from their 1983 album 90125
  • The Hearts, an American girl group, closely related to the Jaynetts
  • Heart Peaks, two volcanic peaks in British Columbia, Canada
  • Hearts (album), an album by the band America
  • Hearts (film), an upcoming film
Hearts (I Break Horses album)

Hearts is the debut studio album by Swedish duo I Break Horses. It was released in August 2011 under Bella Union.

Hearts (film)

Hearts is an upcoming multilingual feature film by American-Somalian filmmaker Afdhere Jama. Hearts is a global project shot all over the world about men, poetry, and love. Project stars well known names like Nakshatra Bagwe, Nolan Lewis and Michael Sinan. Film is set to release in 2015.

Usage examples of "hearts".

March morning approximately four years and eight months after Trowbridge had escorted the Hearts to new house.

They had been summoned by a in response to a 911 call by a distraught neighbor of the Hearts, Mrs.

A less zealous, optimistic and dogged individual than he would not have even supposed that, so years after the Hearts had emigrated east from Vegas, that city of all American cities phantasmagoric and insubstantial as a delirium hallucination, there could be any trace, any vestigial memory of them.

Nevada on the sidewalk in front of a rundown shit-stained bungalow trying to explain to a cancer-riddled old man what the Hearts meant to me.

We hoped to hell the nosy old who lived on either side of the Hearts, Mrs.

It was shocking to some members of the community, and more that the Hearts were lowlife stock, that Mr.

It must have been that the Hearts needed money, poor Farley, shy and uncoordinated, had tried a series of part-time jobs for which Mrs.

The theater was about two-thirds full and everybody, Suzi said, knew the Hearts were there within seconds of their appearance, stealing glances at them, or frankly staring if they were in a strategic position.

Of all the Hearts, Dahlia seemed the most moved by the sentimental story of children, dogs, nuns and love in the scenic Swiss Alps, she wiped at her eyes during crucial scenes, and laughed joyfully during others, though Mrs.

It shocked the guys initially--other girls cried often, our hearts melted seeing them, but Frog Tits?

Thrun and other neighbors of the Hearts began to send their lawn crews or groundskeepers over to 8 Meridian Place, since the absent Mrs.

There was much TV footage, some of it network, of WHS girls black felt armbands decorated with red hearts in support of John Heart, their sleeves decorated with red sequin hearts.

None of the girls of the Circle, searching their hearts and consciences, being truthful, mostly Christian good-girls, could lay claim to having seen John Reddy following exams in the gymnasium.

Anything the Hearts had done or contemplated doing had everything to do with him.

At that time John Reddy had been imprisoned at Tomahawk Island and none of the Hearts had visited him except his grandfather on the first of each month.