pied- à-high-rise

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Mon Feb 6 16:05:29 UTC 2006

[Not in OED2; no hits on Google?]

The New York Times
6 Feb. 2006
New England Final

Zia Mahmood, the colorful Pakistani who lives
primarily in London but has a pied-à-high-rise in
Manhattan, says that if you never double a making
contract, you are not doubling often enough.

["Bridge", by Philip Adler]


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