Seven-Toed Pete

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Wed Mar 27 00:58:49 UTC 2013

Means "seven-card stud." Not in OED. I heard it in the late '50s and
brought it to the attention of the List in 2005.

1919 _Evening Herald_ (Klamath Falls, Ore.) (Aug. 13) 4: Nifty with the
cards, especially Seven-Toed Pete.

1922 _Bellingham Herald_ (June 28) 9: Black-jack, faro, roulette,
seven-toed Pete, draw, African golf and crackola.


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