Acol



noun
(bridge) a popular British bidding system favouring light opening bids and a flexible approach
Historical Examples

Less than an hour later four people were assembled in the small withdrawing-room of acol Court.
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He had not known—when he made it—that Richard would be back at acol then.
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The pavilion had been built some fifty years ago, by one of the Spantons of acol who had a taste for fanciful architecture.
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His footsteps guided him in the direction of acol, on towards Epple Bay.
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During her guardian’s temporary absence from acol she had made earnest and resolute efforts to see her mysterious lover.
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Marmaduke returned to acol Court only to find his mother a broken invalid, and his father dead.
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From the little village of acol beyond the wood, came the sound of the church bell striking the hour of nine.
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He seemed so different from these young and old country squires who frequented acol Court.
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Master Busy returned from his visit to acol full of what he had seen.
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After which, when she was back again in her own little room at acol Court, she cried for very joy.
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