Boxed cards

Cynthia Bernstein cbernstn at MEMPHIS.EDU
Mon Dec 11 00:20:48 UTC 2000


Can anyone help find the origin of "boxed," meaning a card that is faced in the wrong direction in a pack of playing cards? What dictionaries include that meaning?

(This question is on behalf one of the editors of the American Contract Bridge League's Bridge Bulletin.)

Cindy Bernstein
cbernstn at memphis.edu
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