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Meaning of red dog

red' dog"

Pronunciation: [key]
— Cards. Cards.
  1. a gambling game played by two to ten persons with a pack of 52 cards, in which players bet in turn that their hands contain a card of the same suit as the top card of the stock and of higher rank. Also called

red-dog

Pronunciation: (red'dôg", -dog"), [key]
— v., -dogged, -dog•ging.
—v.t.
  1. to charge directly for (the passer) as soon as the ball is snapped.
—v.i.
  1. to red-dog the passer.
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