Hoyle meaning

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A reference book of rules for card games and other indoor games.
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A book of rules and instructions for indoor games, esp. card games, originally compiled by Edmond Hoyle (1672-1769), English authority on card games and chess.
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A surname​.
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according to Hoyle
  • In accord with the prescribed rules or regulations.
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according to Hoyle
  • according to the rules and regulations; in the prescribed, fair, or correct way
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Origin of hoyle

  • After Edmond Hoyle (1672?–1769), British writer on games

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition