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 A

G A Priori Probabilities

G A Posteriori Probabilities

G Abbreviations

D ABA

G ABTA

R Above The Line

B Absolute Force

D AC

D ACBL

L ACBL Appeals Casebook

D ACBL Bridge Hall Of Fame

D ACBL Charity Foundation

D ACBL Education Foundation

D ACBL Forms

D ACBL Handbook for Clubs

G ACBL Official Encyclopedia Of Bridge

D ACBL Player Of The Year

D ACBL Yellow Card

D ACBL Online

D ACBLscore

B Acceptance

G Accidents

J According to Hoyle

G Accredited Bridge Teachers

G Ace

P Ace from Ace-King

B Ace Asking Bids

G Ace High

P Ace Grabber

B Ace Identification

P Ace Lead

D Ace of Clubs

B Ace Showing

B Aces Scientific System

D Aces Team

B Acol

B Acol 2 Bid

B Acol 3 Notrump

B Acol 4 Notrump Opening

J Acorns

L Acquiescence In Claim

G Active

P Active Defense

P Active Ethics

L Adjusted Score

B Advance

B Advance Cuebid

B Advance Sacrifice

B Advance Save

B Advanced Lebensohl

G Advancer

G Adversary

G Aggregate Score

B Agreed Suit

B Agreement

P Aggressive Leads

L Agreement On Results Of Play

L AI

L Aid To Memory

P Alligator Coup

G Alarm Clock

P Alarm Clock Leads

G Albert Morehead Memorial Library

P Alcatraz Coup

L Alert

J Alexander the Great

B Alpha Cuebid

R Alternative Club Laws

P Alternative Squeeze

J Amber

B Ambiguous Splinters

J Ambulance Service

D American Bridge Association

D American Contract Bridge League

P American Leads

B Amsterdam Club System

G Analysis

B Anchor Suit

B Announcement

B Anticipation

B Antipositional

B Anti Splinter Bids

L Appeal

L Appeals Committee

L Appendix Movement

D Appendix Pair

B Approach Forcing

J Apricot Sundae

J Argine

G Arranging

P Arrangement of Tricks

L ArtAS

G Artificial

B Asking Bid

B Asking Cuebid

L AssAS

L Assist

B Aspro

B Astro

G Assumptions

D ATF

P Attacking Lead

P Attempt To Change Call

P Attempt To Play Card Not In Dummy

P Attitude

L ATTNA

L Auction

L Auction Period

R Auction Bridge

D AutoDealer

B Autosplinter

P Automatic Squeeze

D Average Score

G Average Hand

P Avoidance

L AWMW
 

 B

G B

J Baby

B Baby Blackwood

G Back

D Back Of Card

J Back In

B Back Preference

D Back Score

P Backward Finesse

P Backwash Squeeze

J Bagger

B Balancing Bid

G Balance of Power

G Balance of Strength

G Balanced Distribution

G Balanced Hand

B Balancing In Direct Seat

L Bar

P Barco Squeeze

B Baron Response to 1 Notrump

B Baron 1 Notrump Overcall

B Baron System

G Baron Barclay Bridge Supplies

P Bare

D Barometer

B Barrier Bid

D Barry Crane Top 500

B Bart

J Bath

P Bathe Coup

J Bathtub

D BBL

J Beat

J Beaver

B Becker

J Bed

P Bell

R Below the Line

B Benjamin

G Bennett Murder

B Bergen Redouble Over Notrump
 

B Bergen Over Notrump

B Bergen Raises

B Beta Cuebid

B BROMAD

G Bermuda Bowl

G Bermuda Bowl Incident

P Best

G Better Bridge

B Better Minor

L Bid

L Bid Out Of Turn/Rotation

B Biddable Suit

J Bidder

B Bidding

D Bidding Boxes

B Bidding Space

B Bidding System

J Biff

J Big Casino

B Big Club

B Big Diamond

J Big Top

G Biritch

J Bit

G BIT

G Bolster

J Black Maria

D Black Points

B Blackwood

G Blank

J Blind Lead

J Blitz

J Blizzard

D BLML

P Block

J Blockbuster

P Blocked Squeeze

B Blue Peter

B Blue Team Club

B Blue Team 2 Diamonds

D Blue Ribbon Pairs

J Bluff

P Bluff Finesse

J Bluhmer

L Board

D Board A Match (BAM)

D BoD

D Board of Directors

D BoG

D Board of Governors

J Body

G Bols Bridge Tips

P Bonneys Squeeze

R Bonus

R Book

J Book Player

J Boost

L BOOT

G BOP

G Borderline

P BOSTON

J Bottom

P Bottom of Something

J Boy

D Bracket

D Bracketed

J BRB

R Breakage

G Bridge

D Bridge Bulletin

G Bridge Base Online

G Bridge O Rama

G Bridge Service Providers

G Bridge Notation

G Bridge Today

G Bridge World

B Bridge World Standard

J Bring In

G Broken Sequence

B BROMAD

D Bronze Life Master

B Brozel

B Brough's Rule

G BTW

J Bull

J Bullet

G Bulletins

J Bump

D Bump Mitchell

B Business Double

J Bust

J Busy Bidder

P Busy Card

J Butcher

J Buy

B BWS

J By Me

D Bye

L Bylaws of the ACBL

B Bypass Diamonds

B Byzantine Blackwood

 C

L C&E

B CAB

D Caddy

J Calamity Jane

G Calcutta

B California Cue Bid

L Call

L Call other than Bids

L Calls, Simultaneous

B Canape

P Cannibal Squeeze

B Cappelletti

B Captain

P Capture

G Card_

L Card

L Cards

P Carding

P Card Combination

J Cardrack

G Card Reading

G Carryover

J Carve

J Case

L Casebook ACBL Appeals

J Cash

J Cash Out

B Cassino Points

J Cat

D Cavendish Variation

D CC

L Cessation Of Play Following Claim

J Chair

D Championship

L Change Of Call

B Change of Suit

D Charity Game

J Charles the Great

B Cheaper Minor

B Cheaper Minor Second Negative

B Cheapest Bid

G Cheating

J Check

B Checkback Stayman

J Cheese

J Chest Your Cards

R Chicago

J Chicago Convention

B Chico 2  Diamonds

D Chief Director

P Chinese Finesse

J CHO

B Choice of Games Cue Bid

R Choice of Packs and Seats

J Chuck

R Chukker

J Chunky Suit

L Claim

P Clash Squeeze

P Clear a Suit

D Clocks

G Closed Hand

D Closed Room

D Clothesline

J Clover

G Club

D Club Appreciation Games

B Club Conventions

D Club Championship

D Club Director

D Club Game Classifications

D Club Master

D Club Masterpoints

G Clubs

B Clubs For Takeout

J Coat Cards

D CoC

B Coded Nines and Tens

J Coffeehousing

J Cold

B Cole

J Colloquial Card Names

G Color

B Colorful Cuebid

P Combination

P Combination Finesse

P Combination Shot

P Come On Signal

G Come Down To

B Comic Notrump Overcall

B Command Bid

L Commencement Of Play

G Commit To

P Communications

P Communication Play

G Communication Between Partners

L Comparison Of Scores

G Compass Direction

G Competitive Auction

B Competitive Double

L Complementary Scores

L Completion Of Play

P Compound Squeeze

P Compound Guard Squeeze

D Computer Scoring

D Computer Deals/Hands

J Compression

B Concealed Splinter

L Concede

L Concession

L Conclusion

L Condone

L Conduct

D Consolation Pairs

B Constructive

B Constructive Raise

L Consultation Between Partners

B Contested Auction

D Continuous Pairs

L Contract

L Consultation

L Contract Bridge

P Controls

B Convenient Club

L Conventional Call

L Convention Card

L Conventional Card Play

L Convention Chart

B Conversation

B Cooperative Double

L COOT

L CoP

B Correct

L Correction Of

P Count

P Count Squeeze

L Counting Cards

P Count Signal

P Coup

J Couped

P Coup En Passant

J Court Cards

B Courtesy Bid

P Cover

P Cover an Honor with an Honor

B Cover Cards

P Covering Honors

J Cowboy

L CPU

J Crab

J Crack

B CRASH

J Crashing Honors

P Crash Squeeze

B Crawling Stayman

P Criss Cross

B Criss Cross

P Criss Cross Squeeze

P Crocodile Coup

P Cross

P Crossruff

B Crowhurst

D CTD

B Cuebid

B Cuebid Double

G Culbertson Lenz Bridge Match

B Culbertson System

G Cumulative Score

J Cups

L Current Trick

J Curse of Mexico

J Curse of Scotland

J Curtain Card

G Cut

J Cut

J Cut in

R Cutthroat Bridge

D Cyclic Movement

 D

B DAB

L Damaged Card

P Danger Hand

P Dangerous Opponent

J David - King of Spades

D Datum

D DBF

J Datum

L Deal

G Dealer

L Dealer

G DealMaster Pro

J Death Holding

L Deception

P Deceptive Play

L Deck

G Declaration

L Declarer

G Deep_Finesse

G Deep Finesse

P Defeat the Contract

L Defective Trick

P Defend

L Defender

P Defense

P Defense to a Squeeze

L Defense vs. Notrump

P Defensive Bid

P Defensive Carding

P Defensive Play

L Defensive Signals/Carding

P Defensive Tricks

L Delay

B Delta

B Delta Asking Bid

B Demand Bid

J Dentists Coup

G Denial

G Denomination

L Denomination

B DEPO

G Descending Order

P Deschapelles Coup

L Designation Of Card

J Desperate

J Deuce

J Devils Bedpost

P Devils Coup 

J Devils Pictures

P Develop

G Diagram

G Diamonds

D Diamond Life Master

D DIC

J Dime

J Dink

G Direct Competition

L Direct Cuebid

B Direct Seat

G Direction

B Directional Asking Bid

D Director

L Director

P Discard

G Discipline

L Disciplinary Regulations

B Discouraging Bid

P Discouraging Card

P Discovery

L Disqualification

G Distribution

G Distribution of Opponents Cards

G Distribution Points

D District

J Ditch

J Dog

B Dominant

J Donation

B DONT

B DOPI

B Double

L Double

L Double Action

B Double Barreled Stayman

B Double Counting

P Double Coup

G Double Dummy

G Double Dummy Problems

P Double Finesse

P Double For Sacrifice

P Double Grand Coup

P Double Into Game

B Double Jump

B Double Jump Overcall

B Double Key Card

D Double Knockout

P Double Menace

D Double Mitchell

B Double Negative

B Double of a Cuebid

B Double Raise

L Double/Redouble Out of Rotation

P Double Squeeze

G Doubler

J Doubleton

J Double Tenace

L Doubly Improper Call

J Down

B Down the Line

L DP

J Draw

R Draw for Partner

P Drawing Trumps

J Drive Out

J Drop

B Drop Dead Stayman

L Dropped Card

B Drury

J Dub

J Duck

J (Ugly) Duckling

J Duece

J Duffer

J Duke

G Duke of Cumberland Hand

G Dumb Bidder

L Dummy

P Dummy Play

P Dummy Reversal

L Dummy's Forfeiture of Rights

L Dummy's Hand

L Dummy's Limitations

L Dummy's Rights

D Duplicate

D Duplicate Bridge

L Duplicate Decisions

D Duplicate Whist

D Duplication Of Boards

B Duplication of Distribution

B Duplication Of Values

G Duplimate

B Dutch Spade

B Dynamic One Notrump

 E

G East

G Distribution of Opponents Cards

B Eastern Cuebid

B Eastern Scientific

G East West

D EBL

D EBU

G e-bridge

P Echo

P Either Or Squeeze

B EHAA

G Eight

P 8 Ever, 9 Never

P 11 Rule

P Elimination

P Elopement

J Empty

B Encouraging

P Encouraging

B Encrypted Call

P Encrypted Signal

L End Of Round Or Session

P Ending

D Endless Howell

P Endplay

L Enforced Pass

P En passant

G Enter

P Entry Shifting Squeeze

P Entry Killing Play

P Entry Squeeze

B Environmental Factors

P Environmental Factors

B Epsilon (Control Asking Bid)

D Epson Worldwide Bridge Contest

G Equal

L Equity

L Errors

B Escape

P Establish

L Establish

D Estimate

L Ethics

L Etiquette

G Even

L Exchanging Hands

B Exclusion

B Exclusion Blackwood

J Exhaust

L Explanation Of Conventional Calls

L Extraneous Information

B Exodus

P Exit

B Expectancy

G Expected Controls

B Expected Value (EV)

G Expert

L Expertise

L Explanation of a Call

L Exposed Card

L Exposed Hand

B Extended Responsive Double

G Extras

G Extra Trick

 F

G F2F

D 49er Pairs

G Face

J Face Cards

L Face Down Leads

L Faced Card

L Fact

D Factoring

L Failure To Alert

L Failure To Comply With Regulations

L Failure To Lead Or Play Penalty Card

G Fall

P Falsecard

P False Preference

G FAQ

B Fast Arrival

D Fast Pairs

G Fast Pass

G Favorable Vulnerability

B Feature

J Fever

B Fert

D Field

B Fielders Choice

L Fielding A Psych

L Fifth Card To A Trick

G Fifth Honor

J Filler

G Final Contract or Bid

B Finesse

G First Hand

B Fishbein

B Fisher Double

J Fishhook

G Fit

B Fit Showing Jump

G Five

B Five Card Majors

B Five of a Major, Opening

J Fix

B Flannery Two Diamonds

G Flat Hand

D Flat Board

D Flight

D Flighted Pairs

B Flip Flop

D Flitch

J Float

J Fluke

L Following Suit

L FOLOOT

B Force

P Force

B Forcing Bid

B Forcing Club

P Forcing Defense

P Forcing Notrump

P Forcing Lead

P Forcing Pass

B Forcing Raise

B Forcing Sequences

B Forcing Stayman

B Forcing to Game

B Forcing 2 Bid

L Forfeit

P Fork

D Forms

B Foster Echo

L Fouled Board

G Four

P Fourchette

B Four Aces System

B 4 Level Bid

B 4 Card Majors

B 4 Club Conventions

R Four Deal Bridge (Chicago)

G Four Horsemen

B 4 Notrump Overcall

B Four Suit Transfers

B Four Way Transfers

B
Fourteen Thirty (1430)

P Fourth Best Lead

G Fourth Hand

B Fourth Suit Forcing

B Fragment

G Frame

J Freak

D Fred Friendly Award

B Free Bid

G Free Double

B Free Position

G Free Raise

D Friend Award

J Frigid

D Front

D Front of Card

P Frozen

G F2F

G Fulfilling Contract

B Furwiler

 G

J Gadget

J Gambit

B Gambling 3 Notrump

R Game

J Game All

B Game Bid

B Game Force

J Game In

B Game Invitation

B Game Try

B Gamma Asking Bid

J Garbage

B Garbage Stayman

B Gardener

D General Approach

D General Chart Conventions

D GCC

B Gerber

L Gesture

J Ghoulie

J Gin

J Give

B Gladiator

G GLP

J Go for

D Gold Life Master

J Go in with

D Gold Points

D Golden Age Master

J Good

B Good Bad 2 Notrump

D Goodwill Committee

B Goren System

J Go to Bed with

J Goulash

P Grand Coup

D Grand Life Master

D Grand National

G Grand Slam

B Grand Slam Force (GSF)

J Green

J Grosvenor Gambit

P Guard

P Guard Squeeze

D Guide Card

J Guggenheim

J Gulpic

 H

B Hackett

D Half Table

G Half Trick

G Hall of Fame

B Hamilton

B Hammans Rule

G Hand

D Handbook for ACBL Clubs

G Hand Distribution

B Hand Evaluation

J Hand Hog

G Hand Pattern

D Hand Records

G Hand Shape

D Handicapping

D Handicap Games

D Handicap Pairs

L Handling Cards

G Hard Cheating

J Hard Values

G HCP

J Hector - Jack of Diamonds

G High Card Point Probability

J Heartbreaker

G Hearts

P Hedgehog Squeeze

B Help Suit

B Help Suit Game Try

D Herman Trophy

L Hesitation

P Hexagon Squeeze

P Hexagon Trump Squeeze

G High Card

G High Card Points

B High Gerber

B High Low Signal

B High Reverse

L Highly Unusual Method

G History of Bridge

J Hit

J Hit the Table

J Hog

G Hold

G Holding

P Hold Back, Hold Off, Hold Up

R Honeymoon Bridge

G Honor Cards

L Honor Cards

R Honor Bonus

P Honor Lead

R Honors

G Honor Tricks

J Hook

J Hop

J House Player

R House Rules

G Houston Affair

D Howell Movement

G Hoyle

G HTH

J Huddle

L HUM

 I

J Icy

B IDAK or IDAC

J Idiot Coup

G Idle

B Idle Bid

G IIRC

L Illegal

L Illegal Call

L Illegal Card

L Illegal Double

L Illegal Play

L Illegal Redouble

L Illegal Unauthorized Information

G IMHO

G IMO

D IMP

D IMP Pairs

L Impossible Bid

B Impossible Bid

B Impossible Negative

L Improper Call

L Improper Remark

L Impropriety

D I/N

L Inability To Comply Lead/Play Penalty

L Inadmissible Call

L Inadvertent Call

L Inadvertent Designation Of Card

L Incomplete Call Of Card From Dummy

D Intermediate Novice

J In Back of

J In Card

L Indemnity Points

J In the Red

L Incomplete Hand

L Incomplete Pack

R Incomplete Rubber

L Incorrect Card

D Individual

L Individual Events

G Inference

L Inflection

L Information

B Informatory Double

L Infractions

J In Front of

B Inhibitory Double

L Inspection Of Tricks

L Insufficient Bid

R Insult

D Instant Matchpoint Pairs

D Instant Matchpoint Game

J Insurance Bid

L Intentionally Misleading Call Or Play

B Interest Showing Bid

B Interference

G Interior Sequence

G Intermediate Cards

B Intermediate Jump Overcall

D Intermediate Pairs

G International Bridge Academy

G International Bridge Press Association

G International Match

G International Match Points

G Internet Bridge Terms

B Intervene

G Intervener

P Intra Finesse

J In the Money

G Inverted

J Inverted Hesitation

L Inverted Hesitation

B Inverted Minors

B Invisible Cuebid

B Invitation

J Iron Duke

L Irregularity

L Irregular Pass Causing Damage

P Isolate

P Isolate The Menace

B Italian Cuebidding

P Italian Discards

B Italian Systems

 J

G Jack

P Jack Denies

B Jacoby Transfers

B Jacoby 2 Notrump

J Jackal, Jackson, Jake

J Jam

J Jettison

G John Bennett

J Johnny

B Jordan 2 Notrump

B Josephine

B Journalist Leads

J Judas Maccabee - Jack of Clubs

J Judith - Queen of Hearts

J Julius Caesar - King of Diamonds

B Jump Bid

B Jump Cuebid

B Jump Overcall

B Jump Preference

B Jump Raise

B Jump Rebid

B Jump Shift

D Junior

D Junior Pairs

D Junior Bridge Program

D Junior Master

D Junior Team Trials

D Junior King Or Queen Of Bridge

J Junk

 K

D Kalamazoo Tray

J Julius Caesar - King of Diamonds

B Kamikaze Notrump

J Julius Caesar - King of Diamonds

B Kantar 3 Notrump

B Kaplan-Sheinwold System

B KCB

B Kennedy Convention

B Key Card Blackwood

B Key Card Gerber

G Khedive

G Kibitzer

J Kick
 

B Kickback

J Killed

G King

D King or Queen of Bridge

J King without a Moustache

J KISS

J Kiss of Death

J Knave

J Knock

P Knockout Squeeze

D Knockout Tournament

B Kokish Relay

B Kokish Game Try

 L

L LA

J Lady

J La Hire - Jack of Hearts

J Lancelot

B Landy

L Last Round, End Of

B Last Train

L Late Play

B Lavinthal

L Law Commission

B Law of Total Tricks

R Laws of Contract Bridge

L Laws of Duplicate Bridge

L Laws Commission Ruling

L Laws Interpretation

J Laydown

P Lead

L Lead

P Lead Back

P Lead Directing

G Leader

L Lead Penalty

L Lead Out Of Turn

P Lead Through Strength

P Lead up to Weakness

J Leap

B Leaping Michaels

B Leave in

B Lebensohl

J Lefty

G Left Hand Opponent

L Legal

R Leg

G Length

B Length Points

G Level

D Life Master

D Life Master Pairs

J Lift

J Light

B Lightner Double

B Lightner Game Double

D Limited Chart Conventions

B Limit Bid

B Limit Plus Raise

B Limit Raise/Jump

B Limit Responses

J Line

P Link

J Little

J Little Casino

G Little Slam

J Live

D Local

J Lock

L Logical Alternatives

G LOL

J Long

J Long Cards

J Long Hand

J Long Suit

B Long Suit Game Try

J Loose

L LOOT

G Loser

P Loser On Loser

B Losing Trick Count

L Loud Discussion

J Love

J Low

P Low-High Signal

P Lowest Equal First

J Lurk

 M

G Maccabiah Gamess

J MacGuffin

G Main Suit

L Major Penalty Card

G Major Suit

B Major Opening

G Major Tenace

G Make

D Make

G Make Up

D Make Up

J Mama Papa

J Man with the Axe

L Mannerism

B Marionette

G Marked Card

P Marked Finesse

J Marked Finesse

B Marx 2 Clubs

G Master

J Master Hand

D Masterpoint

L Masterpoint Award Rules & Regulation

B Master Solvers Club

G Match

D Matchpoints

B Mathe

B Mathe Asking Bid

B Maximal (Overcall) Double

G Maximum

B McCabe Adjunct

P McKenney Signal

D McKenney Trophy

J Medium Cards

G Member

P Menace

D Men's Pairs

P Merrimac Coup

B Mexican 2 Diamonds

G ME

G MI

B Michaels Cuebid

D Mid Chart Conventions

J Middle Card

J Middle Game

J Middle Honors

P Middle Suit

D Midnight Game

D Midnight Swiss

B Miles Responses 2N Openings

D Mingled Movement

B Mini Max Gerber

D Mini McKenny

P Minimum

B Mini Notrump


B Mini Roman

J Mini Roman

M Minnie

B Minor Opening

L Minor Penalty Card

G Minor Suit

B Minor Suit Smolen

B Minor Suit Stayman

P Minor Tenace

G Mirror

L Misboard

L Miscut

L Misdeal

J Misery

G Mishearing

L Misinformation

L Misleading Call Or Play, Intentionally

M Misnomer

L Misplacement Of Cards In Board

L Missing Card

G Mississippi Heart Hand

L Mistaken Bid

L Mistaken Explanation Of Partnership
 Understanding


D Mister and Mrs

L Misunderstanding Not Misinformation

D
Mitchell Movement

B Mixed Call

B Mixed Raise

D Mixed Pairs

D Mixed Teams

L Mixed Cards After Play

P Mole Squeeze

J Molly Hogan

J Momma Papa

J Monarch

J Monster

P Monty Hall Trap

J Mop Squeezer

D Morehead Trophy

D Morning Game

P Mortons Fork Coup

B Moscito

B Moscow Escape

J Moth Eaten

D Move

D Movement Of Boards, Players

G Moysian Fit

J Moysian Fit

G MSC

L MPC

L mPC

P MUD

B
Multi 2 Diamonds

G Murder


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