Pronunciation: (gOO'läsh, -lash), [key]
1. Also called Hungarian goulash. a stew of beef or veal and vegetables, with paprika and other seasoning.
2. a heterogeneous mixture; hodgepodge; jumble.
3. a deal in bridge for producing hands of unusual distribution, in which the players arrange their cards of the previous deal by suit and the dealer, after cutting the cards, distributes them without shuffling in three rounds of five, five, and three cards each.
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