a card game for three people, played with thirty-two cards
Origin of skatGerman from Italian scarto, discard from scartare, to discard from s- ( from Classical Latin ex-, out) + carta, card ( from Classical Latin charta: see card)
- A card game for three persons that is played with 32 cards, sevens through aces.
- One of the combinations of cards occurring in this game.
Origin of skatGerman from Italian scarto a discarded card from scartare to reject s- out ; see sfumato . carta card ( from Latin charta paper made of papyrus ; see card 1. )