a bridge or whist hand containing no ace or other card higher than a nine
Origin of Yarboroughsaid to be so named after an Earl of Yarborough, who would bet 1,000 to 1 against its occurring
A bridge or whist hand containing no honor cards.
Origin of yarboroughAfter Charles Anderson Worsley, Second Earl of Yarborough (1809-1897), said to have bet 1,000 to 1 that such a hand would not occur
After the second Earl of Yarborough (b. 1809), who supposedly bet 1,000 to 1 that such a hand would not occur.