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Seven-up Sev"en-up`, n. The game of cards called also all fours, and old sledge. [U. S.]
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Sledge Sledge, n. [Perhaps from sleds, pl. of sled, confused with sledge a hammer. See Sled, n.] 1. A strong vehicle with low runners or low wheels; or one without wheels or runners, made of plank slightly turned up at one end, used for transporting loads upon the snow, ice, or bare ground; a sled. 2. A hurdle on which, formerly, traitors were drawn to the place of execution. [Eng.] --Sir W. Scott. 3. A sleigh. [Eng.] 4. A game at cards; -- called also old sledge, and all fours.
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All fours All` fours" [formerly, All` four".] All four legs of a quadruped; or the two legs and two arms of a person. To be, go, or run, on all fours (Fig.), to be on the same footing; to correspond (with) exactly; to be alike in all the circumstances to be considered. ``This example is on all fours with the other.' ``No simile can go on all fours.' --Macaulay.
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Four Four, n. 1. The sum of four units; four units or objects. 2. A symbol representing four units, as 4 or iv. 3. Four things of the same kind, esp. four horses; as, a chariot and four. All fours. See All fours, in the Vocabulary.
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High High, n. 1. An elevated place; a superior region; a height; the sky; heaven. 2. People of rank or high station; as, high and low. 3. (Card Playing) The highest card dealt or drawn. High, low, jack, and the game, a game at cards; -- also called all fours, old sledge, and seven up. In high and low, utterly; completely; in every respect. [Obs.] --Chaucer. On high, aloft; above. The dayspring from on high hath visited us. --Luke i. 78. The Most High, the Supreme Being; God.

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