Meaning of jass

jass

Pronunciation: (yäs), [key]
— n.
  1. a card game for two persons that is played with a 36-card pack made by removing all cards below the sixes from a regular 52-card pack, in which point values are assigned to certain melds and to certain cards taken in tricks.
  2. the jack of trumps in klaberjass.
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