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The word of the day for 2 February, 2023:

High Card

Noun
A hand whose ranking is determined solely on the basis of the greatest card value held because it does not contain a pair, two pair, three of a kind, a straight, a flush, a full house, four of a kind, or a straight flush; in the hierarchy of hand values, the hand ranking immediately below a pair.

Verb
Selecting a player for a given task or responsibility by dealing a card to each player and comparing cards to see who has received the one of highest value.

Noun
The exposed card of greatest value or the player holding that card.

 
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