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whist



Pronunciation: (hwist, wist), [key]
n.
a card game, an early form of bridge, but without bidding.

whist



Pronunciation: (hwist, wist), [key]
interj.
hush! silence! be still!

adj.
hushed; silent; still.

n.
Chiefly Irish.silence: Hold your whist.

v.i.
Brit. Dial.to be or become silent.

v.t.
Brit. Dial.to silence. Also,whisht.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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