In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
transitive and intransitive verbmisdealt
1(in cards)repartir mal
- If the cards are misdealt in any way, they must be shuffled, cut and dealt again.
- If a player misdeals, the deck passes to the next player, and a Refa is declared.
1(de las cartas de la baraja) mal reparto masculine
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