Allfours \All`fours"\ [All + four (cards).] A game at cards, called ``High, Low, Jack, and the Game.'' [1913 Webster]

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  • All Fours — Not to be confused with All four. All Fours Setup to a three player game Origin England Alternative name(s) High Low Jack, Old Sledge, Seven Up Type Trick taking …   Wikipedia

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