\ʃɪkˈɑːɡə͡ʊ], \ʃɪkˈɑːɡəʊ], \ʃ_ɪ_k_ˈɑː_ɡ_əʊ]\
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a gambling card game in which chips are placed on the ace and king and queen and jack of separate suits (taken from a separate deck); a player plays the lowest card of a suit in his hand and successively higher cards are played until the sequence stops; the player who plays a card matching one in the layout wins all the chips on that card
By Princeton University
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By Denis Howe
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