[Ads-l] eucre (card game) antedated to 1837 (UNCLASSIFIED)

Stephen Goranson goranson at DUKE.EDU
Tue Jul 21 08:29:55 UTC 2015


Right you are. When I checked the archive I failed to use all the relevant spellings. Sorry.
Stephen
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Subject: Re: [ADS-L] eucre (card game) antedated to 1837 (UNCLASSIFIED)

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This was antedated to 1835 here:
http://listserv.linguistlist.org/pipermail/ads-l/2013-March/126346.html in 2013, as were a number of other card playing terms:
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Euchre
St Louis MO _Daily Commercial Bulletin_ 7/8/1835 p 2 col 1
"Some scores of "sportsmen," each a mighty dab in "Brag," "Poker,"
"Eucre" "



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