Associations to the word «Newmarket»

Wiktionary

NEWMARKET, noun. (countable) A long, close-fitting cloak.
NEWMARKET, noun. (uncountable) A card game in which players try to play their cards in a sequence selected by cards from a second deck.

Dictionary definition

NEWMARKET, noun. A long close-fitting coat worn for riding in the 19th century.
NEWMARKET, noun. A gambling card game in which chips are placed on the ace and king and queen and jack of separate suits (taken from a separate deck); a player plays the lowest card of a suit in his hand and successively higher cards are played until the sequence stops; the player who plays a card matching one in the layout wins all the chips on that card.

Wise words

Many a true word is spoken in jest.
Geoffrey Chaucer