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Meaning of CROUPIER

Pronunciation:  'kroopeeur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  someone who collects and pays bets at a gaming table
 

CROUPIER is a 8 letter word that starts with C.

 

 See Also: gambler

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Crou"pi*er\ (kr??"p?-?r), n. [F.; prop., one who sits
on the croup, and hence, in the second place; an assistant.
See 1st {Croup}.]
1. One who presides at a gaming table and collects the
   stakes.

2. One who, at a public dinner party, sits at the lower end
   of the table as assistant chairman.

 

 

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