[noun kraws-ruhf, -ruhf, kros-; verb kraws-ruhf, kros-] /noun ˈkrɔsˌrʌf, -ˈrʌf, ˈkrɒs-; verb ˈkrɔsˈrʌf, ˈkrɒs-/ Bridge, Whist.

a play in which each hand of a partnership alternately trumps a different suit in consecutive plays.
verb (used with or without object)
to play by means of a crossruff.
the alternate trumping of each other’s leads by two partners, or by declarer and dummy
(intransitive) to trump alternately in two hands of a partnership


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