Cork Slang, Like A Dictionary of Cork Slang
Originally by Seán Beecher
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DON

Construct: Noun
Definition: A card game played by 2, 4, 6 or 8 people, either singly or as partners, most often by 4 people. 13 cards each person and each entitled to nominate trumps in turn.

Scoring
Maximum 80, comprised of:
5 of any suit counts as 5,
5 of trumps counts as 10 and known as 'Small Don',
9 of any suit counts as 9,
9 of trumps counts as 18 and called 'Big Don',
Ace, King, Queen, Jack of Trumps count as 4, 3, 2 and 1 respectively.
Individual or partners to reach 80 first wins game.
Use:
Derivation: Unknown


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