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a game resembling pinochle, originally played with 64 cards and now more commonly with 128 cards and, sometimes, 192 or 256 cards.
Historical Examples

Mazes and Labyrinths W. H. Matthews
A Bride from the Bush E. W. (Ernest William) Hornung
What Shall We Do Now?: Five Hundred Games and Pastimes Dorothy Canfield Fisher
Parisian Points of View Ludovic Halvy
Mount Royal, Volume 1 of 3 Mary Elizabeth Braddon
Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various
Foe-Farrell Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
Zibeline, Complete Phillipe de Massa
Nana, The Miller’s Daughter, Captain Burle, Death of Olivier Becaille Emile Zola
The Last Hope Henry Seton Merriman

a card game for two or more players with tricks similar to whist but with additional points scored for honours and sequences: played with two packs with nothing below a seven
(in this game) the queen of spades and jack of diamonds declared together


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