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n. - A card game in which players bet against the dealer on the cards he will draw from a dealing box.

Usage examples (23)
  • Usually some kind of faro -- which I love -- and vegetable salad.
  • A similar percentage will be against you in all games of chance -- "faro,"
  • Technically, any starchy grain that holds up to constant stirring (such as faro and pearl couscous) can be prepared in this style.
  • Before the faro-table there was the greatest gathering. for more
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  • An Egyptian "pharaoh" (a king of ancient Egypt) would not know how to play "faro," (a game of cards) but might know that a new "farrow" (a litter of pigs) meant a feast was coming soon.
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