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1730, (w), "Death And Daphne," in ''Some Verse Pieces'':
- And now her Heart with Pleasure jumps,
- She scarce remembers what is Trumps.
A card of that suit.
Something that gives one an advantage, especially one held in reserve.
(RQ:Alcott Little Women)
- Alfred is a trump, I think you say.
- (quote)and playeth there with oftentimes at the blinde trompe, wherby they be no winners but great losers
(RQ:Florio Worlde of Wordes)also a trump at cards, or the play called trump or ruff.
To play on (a card of another suit) with a trump.
To play a trump, or to take a trick with a trump.
To the better of, or finesse, a competitor.
(RQ:Jonson New Inn), Act 1, Scene 3
- to trick or trump mankind
To impose unfairly; to palm off.
1699, (w), ''A Short and Easy Method with the Deists''
- Authors have been trumped upon us.
''In this election, it would seem issues of national security trumped economic issues.''
To outweigh; be stronger, greater, bigger than or in other way superior to.
1798, Joseph Hopkinson, “Hail, Columbia”:
- Sound, sound the trump of fame,
''And without warning me, as he lay there, he suddenly trumped next to me in bed.''