Thesaurus / sharping
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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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That gambling hall is disgusting, certainly; but is our home-bred card-sharping any lovelier, think you?
SMOKETURGENEV IVAN SERGEEVICH
Of these I will just mention a few, beginning with the most innocent, and progressing by degrees, until I come to actual sharping.
THE SHARPER DETECTED AND EXPOSEDJEAN-EUGNE ROBERT-HOUDIN
He was struck off the list at Boodle's three years ago for card-sharping—that thin-faced, fair-mustached man named Cadby.
THE CZAR'S SPYWILLIAM LE QUEUX
So, in like manner, is it with the really great expert in sharping.
SHARPS AND FLATSJOHN NEVIL MASKELYNE
I met my card-sharping friend before the end of the week, when it had been decided that he was to pay me a visit.
THE BETRAYAL OF JOHN FORDHAMB.L. (BENJAMIN LEOPOLD) FARJEON
The atmosphere was exactly what it would have been in England if he had been accused of cowardice or card-sharping.
WHAT I SAW IN AMERICAG. K. CHESTERTON
By 'fiue and a reache,' either card and dice sharping or pocket-picking must be meant.
The instances revealed by exposure at the police-courts give but a faint idea of the extent of skittle sharping.
THE GAMING TABLE: ITS VOTARIES AND VICTIMSANDREW STEINMETZ
Syne I pulled out the little drawer, and got the sharping strap, the which I fastened to my button.
THE LIFE OF MANSIE WAUCHDAVID MACBETH MOIR
The blighter once cross-examined me in a card-sharping case and made me look the biggest damned fool in Europe.
ALADDIN OF LONDONSIR MAX PEMBERTON