"lurch" Definition

  1. a term at the game of cribbage. A is said to LURCH B when the former attains the end, or sixty-first hole, of the board before the latter has pegged his thirty-first hole; or, in more familiar words, before B has turned the corner. A LURCH sometimes, and then only by agreement, counts as a double game or rub.

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Position in the dictionary: 2090 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: lurk, lurker, lush, lush-crib, lushington, lushy, lylo, lynch-law, m. b. coat, m.p.
Previous words in the dictionary: lunan, lumpy, lumper, lump work, lump the lighter, lump it, lump, lummy, lumbered, lumber

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