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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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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.

Meaning of old sledge from wikipedia

- fours, depicted in 1783 Origin England Alternative names High-low-jack, old sledge, seven up Type Trick-taking Family All fours Players 2 or more Skills...
- Bondurant Sledge (November 4, 1923 – March 3, 2001) was a United States Marine, university professor, and author. His 1981 memoir With the Old Breed: At...
- With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa is a World War II memoir by United States Marine Eugene Sledge, first published in 1981. The memoir is based...
- Sledge Hammer! is an American satirical police sitcom produced by New World Television that ran for two seasons on ABC from September 23, 1986, to February...
- War II. He is depicted in the 1981 memoir With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa by Eugene Sledge which chronicled their combat experiences. He was...
- Sledge kills the murderers, and is recognized by an old man, who follows him. Sledge waylays the old man, who then relates a tale of a periodic gold shipment...
- Sledge Hammer! is a satirical American television series broadcast on ABC in the United States. The series was created by Alan Spencer and stars David...
- In the sport of cricket, sledging is the practice of deliberately insulting or verbally intimidating an opposing player. The purpose is to try to weaken...
- song written by Calvin Lewis and Andrew Wright and first recorded by Percy Sledge in 1966 at Norala Sound Studio in Sheffield, Alabama. It made number one...
- "We Are Family" is a song recorded by American vocal group Sister Sledge. Composed by Bernard Edwards and Nile Rodgers, they both offered the song to Atlantic...