Part of speech:
Any unnecessary ornament; superfluous thing added for show
A small spiny freshwater fish (Gymnocephalus cernuus) of the family Percidae, native to Eurasia but introduced into and spreading in the Great Lakes.
(card games) the act of taking a trick with a trump when unable to follow suit
A narrow neckpiece of fur.
a high tight collar
To play a trump on (a trick, another card, etc.) when a trump was not led, often, specif., so as to take it thereby
A beating or rustling sound:
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